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1

What class of Abx is used to treat B. pertussis? Give an example.

Macrolides - erythromycin, azithromycin, clarithromycin

2

What age group should always be hospitalized for pertussis? What age group should be hospitalized if there are severe paroxysms (even if there are no other complications)?

<3 mos; 3-6 mos.

3

Seizure, hypotension, and prolonged QRS complexes are the classic presentation of severe _______ intoxication.

TCA

4

What does the δ stand for in δF508?

δeletion

5

What is the treatment from delivery-related clavicular fracture?

No specific Tx!

6

Always give a trial of _______ in cases of croup before intubation.

epinephrine

7

Neonatal conjunctivitis: when does it appear if due to chemical prophylaxis?

first 24 hrs

8

Neonatal conjunctivitis: When does it appear when due to gonococcus?

day 2-5

9

Neonatal conjunctivitis: When does it appear when due to chlamydia?

day 5-14

10

What is the Tx for gonococcal conjunctivitis?

ceftriaxone

11

What is the Tx for chlamydial conjunctivitis?

erythromycin, systemic

12

Wy must erythromycin be administered systemically in cases of chlamydial conjunctivitis?

to prevent pneumonia

13

What is the most common congenital cardiac defect in Edward's syndrome?

VSD

14

Congenital heart block is associated w/ what disease?

neonatal lupus

15

What congenital heart defect is associated with Williams' syndrome?

supravalvular aortic stenosis