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COPD Exacerbations

Created: 18/6/2007
Updated: 18/6/2007
 

COPD EXACERBATIONS  

     

Treat as community acquired pneumonia

Common pathogens                   Appropriate Antibiotics

Haemophilus influenzae                 Doxycycline, 2nd or 3rd gen. Cephalosporin

Moraxella catarrhalis                     Augmentin, 2/3 Gen Cephalosporin, Cipro

Strep. pneumoniae (pen-sens)       Amoxicillin, Ceftriaxone, Cefotaxime

Strep. pneumoniae (pen-resistant) Ciprofloxacin, Vancomycin, Linezolid


Viruses - influenzae, rhinovirus, parainfluenzae, RSV


ArticleDate:20070618
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