The drug that would be recommendable for the treatment of acute otitis media in a patient with penicillin allergy would be trimethoprim sulfamethoxazole (TMP/SMX) (Sadé,1986). This combination will be necessary to offer empirical coverage for ntHi.
Goldenseal is a natural antibiotic that can be used as an alternative remedy to reduce inflammation and remove infections. It is herbal remedy that is commonly used by the Native Americans. However this herbal remedy comes with side effects such as brain damage if they are administered to the newborns (Friedman, Barassi, 2001). Therefore, it is highly advised to avoid administering the drug to the pregnant and breastfeeding women as well as infants.
There are two common categories of the access devices that include venous access devices and vascular devices. Venus access devices involve catheters and their implications include hemothorax or hydrothorax during insertion. Long term implications involve jugular vein distention, fever, leukocytosis and increased urine glucose. On the other hand, vascular devices involve vascular catheters that allow doctor to access the bloodstream of a patient without recurrent needle sticks (Smith, Duell, & Martin, 2008). Their implications involve blood vessel damage, infection and bruising or bleeding at the incision.
The4 importance of weighing the person before and after dialysis is to determine how much patient gains between treatments and determine how much doctors should remove during dialysis. Ideally, the patient is expected to gain only 4-6 pounds between the treatments (Pittard, 2000).
The most common cause of osteomyelitis is the Staphylococcus aureus which is a bacterium and a Firmicutes member (Norden, 1990). It is frequently common on the skin and human respiratory track. Although the bacterium is not constantly pathogenic, it is common skin infection causes.
The psychosocial impact that is associated with the amputation on the well-being of the amputee includes victim becoming psychiatrically sick. Consequently, the amputee has more work impairments, social avoidance, social economic difficulties and change in job (Morisset, 2011).
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