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Flashcards in Viral Resp Infections Deck (10):
1

Viral causes of the common cold

RHINO
Corona (MERS)
Adeno
Entero

2

Compare/contrast viral rhinitis vs bacterial sinusitis

Viral resolve faster - under 2 wks - most impt distinguishing factor
Bacterial:
- Facial tenderness @ sinuses
- Air fluid levels @ sinuses on XR

3

4mo old baby
Wheezing
Hyperinflated lungs + RUL & LLL collapse

Bronchiolitis

4

What is bronchiolitis

Inflammed bronchioles

5

3 viral causes of bronchiolitis

RSV
Parainflu
Meta-pneumo

6

How do you test for RSV diagnosis

PCR

7

RSV transmission

Resp droplets during winter
Nosocomial

8

RSV prophylaxis - drug and who

High risk infants pre-winter season
Palivizumab = monoclonal Ab

9

Disease (virus) with sick symptoms + headache worse behind eyes

Flu

10

Treat flu

Oseltamivir = neuraminidase inhibitor vs strains A & B
- Must use within first 72 hrs
Zanamivir