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1

sx of pneumococcal pneumo

productive cough, pleural pain, bronchial breath sounds

2

MCC of pneumonia

Strep pneumoniae

3

x ray finding of pneumococc pneumo

consolidation (whole lobe)

4

tx for S pneumo CAP

amoxi (750mg BID 7-10days)

5

2nd line tx of Strep pneumo CAP

azithromycin or clarithromycin

6

tx for resistant S pneumo CAP

Rocephin (cephtriaxone) or Levaquin (FQ)

7

do CAP and pneumococcal meningitis have faster or slower onset compared with atypicals

faster

8

MCC meningitis in adults

S pneumo

9

how is pneumococcal meningitis diff from meningococcal meningitis

no purpural rash, quicker onset

10

normal CSF protein

below 150 mg

11

normal CSF glucose

above 40 mg/dl

12

normal CSF WBC

less than 1000 (with fewer than 60% neutrophils)

13

DOCs for pneumococcal meningitis (3)

Rocephin, Vancomysin, and Dexamethasone IV

14

what MUST be done before an LP is performed

CT (r/o masses)