Flashcards in Clinical questions Deck (12):
What drug would you use in rhabdomyolysis?
An osmotic diuretic such as mannitol.
What is the treatment for a UTI is a women who is 3months pregnant?
What is the treatment for a UTI is a women who is nine months pregnant?
What is the hospital treatment for a complicated UTI?
IV amoxicillin + IV gentamicin (co-trimoxazole + gentamicin if penicillin allergic)
What is the treatment for pyelonephritis in the community?
Co - amoxiclav
A patient presents with haematuria. They also have red cell casts, dysmorphic red blood cells and proteinuria
What is the triad of nephrotic syndrome?
Proteinuria (more than 3g per day)
A patient, who is in hospital being treated for infection, has muddy brown casts in his urin
Acute tubular necrosis due to nephrotoxic drugs
What disease need to treated before a renal transplant can be considered?
Hep B and C
What are two absolute contraindications to renal transplant?
From which bacteria do you get haemolytic uraemic syndrome?
E Coli 0157