Flashcards in 2/19/15 Deck (16)
What is the most common cause of pediatric CAP if the child is preschool age OR has focal consolidation on X-ray?
What is the most appropriate empiric antibiotic for pneumococcal CAP in kids?
What is the most common cause of pediatric CAP if the child is older OR well-appearing w/ b/l findings on X-ray?
What is the most appropriate empiric antibiotic for Mycoplasma CAP in kids?
What is an adverse effect of thiazolidinediones (e.g. pioglitazone), esp in pts w/ underlying heart failure?
What is the Tx of choice for catatonia?
Benzos (and/or ECT)
What muscle relaxant is used for the Tx of neuroleptic malignant syndrome?
What are the classic symptoms of digoxin toxicity?
N/v, loss of appetite, fatigue, confusion, cardiac abnormalities
What drugs used for A-fib may increase serum levels of digoxin?
Amiodarone and Verapimil
What blood labs must be ordered prior to all surgeries?
TYPE & CROSS and PT/PTT
Empiric treatment for infective endocarditis in IV drug users
vancomycin + gentamicin
Tx for systemic candidiasis
amphotericin B and/or fluconazole
BP goal for pts w/ ESRD?
Most common extra-renal manifestation of ADPKD
Screening test of choice for ADPKD in relatives of pts w/ the dz.