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Flashcards in Respiratory System Deck (4)
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1

Exacerbations of Chronic Bronchitis

  • Amoxicillin or
  • Tetracycline or
  • Clarithromycin

2

Uncomplicated Community-Acquired Pneumonia

  • Amoxicillin
  • (Doxycycline or Clarithromycin if Penicillin-allergic)
  • Add Flucloxacillin if Staphylococci suspected e.g. in Influenza

3

Pneumonia - Possibly Atypical Pathogens

  • Clarithromycin

4

Hospital Acquired-Pneumonia

  • Within 5/7 of admission  - Co-Amoxiclav or Cefuroxime
  • Over 5/7 after admission - Tazocin OR broad-spectrum cephalosporin (e.g. Ceftazidime) OR a quinolone (e.g. Ciprofloxacin)