nurs 621 live midterm cheat sheet.docx - Influenza...

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Influenza - nonproductive cough, nasal drainage, HA, sore throat, injected conjunctivitis, malaise, myalgia, significant fever (2-5 days)/chills, temp 100-104 DX influenza swab (RAAD) tx <48 hours oseltamivir 75 mg bid x 5 days take meds as prescribed, finish complete prescription even if you feel better, throw away toothbrush after being on antibiotics for 24 hours, increase fluid intake, proper nutrition, hand hygiene prevents spread, Tylenol/Motrin for pain/fever, salt water gargles for throat pain ½ tsp salt 8 oz warm water, lozenge or throat spray, rest until flu is fully resolved. Fu if do not improve or symptoms worsen. Ddx rhinosinusitis, strep, mono Mononucleosis: Traid = fever, exudative pharyngitis, post cervical adenopathy. Fatigue, splenomegaly-DX strep test, heterophil test, CBC with diff (lymphocytosis and atypical lymphocytes) and LFTs, consult with specialist if enlarged lever/spleen or LFTs are abnorm. supportive care, Tylenol/Motrin for pain/fever, increase fluids, proper

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