PHARM Week 3 Project.pptx - Treatment of Bacterial Sinusitis with Amoxicillin-Clavulanate and Nursing Implications Summer L Dixon Dr Stedford Objectives

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Treatment of Bacterial Sinusitis with Amoxicillin-Clavulanate and Nursing ImplicationsSummer L DixonDr. Stedford
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ObjectivesDiscuss pathophysiology of bacterial sinusitisReveal signs and symptoms of bacterial sinusitisDiscuss diagnosis of bacterial sinusitisUnderstand Amoxicillin-Clavulanate including effects, side effects, dosage, observation, and teaching
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Bacterial SinusitisViral sinusitis is 20 to 200 times more common Bacterial sinusitis complicates 0.5% to 2% of cases of viral URI (Woo & Robinson, 2016)Likely diagnosis with any URI lasting longer than 10 days (Chow et al, 2012)
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PathophysiologyMost common bacterial organisms found are:Streptococcus pneumoniaHaemophilus influenzaeMoraxella catarrhalisImmunocompromised patients at risk for severe infectionCulture of nasal mucosa is not helpful in determining causative agentSinus aspiration or endoscopic aspiration may be needed if patient does not respond to therapy (Woo & Robinson, 2016)
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Signs, Symptoms, & DiagnosisDiagnosis based on clinical symptoms and course of illness
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