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Pharyngitis/tonsilitis

RSV
Influenza
Adeno
EBV
HSV1

2

Diptheria

Corynebacterium diptheria

3

Epiglottitis

H influenza type B
S aureus

4

Acute laryngotracheobroncitis/croup

Parainfluenza type 2
RSV

5

Whooping cough

Bordetella pertussis

6

Acute otitis exterma

S aureus
Pseudomonas ssp (swimming)

7

Malignant otitis externa

pseudomonas aeruginosa

8

Otitis media

H influenza
S pneumonia
M catarrhalis

9

Chronic bronchitis

Exogenous irritants

10

Bronchiolitis

RSV
Parainfluenza
Adeno
Inflenza

11

Community acquired pneumonia

S pneumoniae
H influenzae
L pneumophilia
C psittaci

12

Hospital acquired pneumonia

Enterobactericaceae
Pseudomonas sp.

13

Atypical pneumonia

Mycoplasm pneumoniae
Legionella pneumoniae
Chlamydophila pneumoniae
Chlamydophila psittaci
Coxiela burnetti

14

Viral pneumonia

Influenza

15

CURB65 is for what?

Hospital acquired pneumonia

16

Rx diptheria

erythromycin
penicillin
antitoxin

17

Rx epiglottitis

maintain airway
cefotaxime

18

Group A strep complications

acute glomerulonephritis
rheumatic fever
scarlet fever
otitis media
peritonsillar abscess

19

Rx whooping cough

erythromycin

20

what Rx to avoid in chronic otitis externa

aminoglycosides e.g. gentamicin

21

Rx malignant otitis externa

IV ceftazidime
Ciprofloxacin

22

Rx otitis media

amoxicillin

23

Mycoplasma pneumonia:
- main symptom
-rare complications (4)

Cough
Pericarditis, arthritis, Guillain-Barre, peripheral neuropathy

24

Legionella pneumo.:
-Where do you catch it from
-Extra symptoms
- Blood results

Water
Fever, vomiting, diarrhoea, confusion
Deranged LFTs, SIADH

25

Chlamydophila pneumonia:
- who is incidence highest in?

Elderly

26

Chlamydophilia psittaci:
-Assoc with exposure to?
-Extrapulmonary symptoms

Birds
Rash, hepatitis, haemolytic anaemia, reactive arthritis

27

Primary viral pneumonia occurs more in patients with..?
They may go on to develop?

Pre existing cardiac and lung disorders
Secondary bacterial pneumonia