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* resp 7
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  dolly123 - 10/31/06 21:33
 
  A 36-year-old Hispanic female presented to the emergency room with fever, chills and productive cough. The resident, who was on call, suspected community acquired pneumonia and has prescribed azithromycin for 5 days. After 5 days, she returns to your office with no improvement of her symptoms and worsening foul smelling sputum. Further inquiry reveals that she had undergone upper GI endoscopy for a long history of heartburn and suspected acid peptic disease 8 days ago. She also has a history of manic type bipolar disorder. Her vital signs are, Blood Pressure: 130/80 mm of Hg; Pulse Rate: 108/min; Temperature: 38.7C(101.6F); Respiratory Rate: 26/min. Which of the following antibiotics is the most appropriate therapy that should be considered before sending the patient for further investigations?

A. Doxycycline
B. Levofloxacin
C. Trimethoprim-sulphamethoxazole
D. Clindamycin
E. Gentamycin + ampicillin

 
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* Re:resp 7
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  airmax - 11/01/06 09:37
 
  hehehe... get well soon.. my mom is also dwn with a bad cold.. think thts cause of the weather... hey will mail u the stuff check it out  
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