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Pharmacological management of sinusitis using antibiotics and nursing implications.pptx

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Pharmacological Management of Sinusitis Using Antibiotics and Nursing Implications PRESENTED BY PAIGE SHINN SOUTH UNIVERSITY
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Sinusitis Sinusitis is an inflammation of the sinuses which are air-filled cavities in the skull. Etiology can be: Infectious Bacterial Viral Fungal Non-infectious Allergic triggers This inflammation of the sinuses leads to a blockage in the normal drainage pathways and can cause mucous retention, hypoxia, and a breeding ground for bacterial growth (Radojicic, 2017)
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Sinusitis Sinusitis is divided into categories (Radojicic, 2017): Acute sinusitis, defined as symptoms of less than 4 weeks’ duration; Subacute sinusitis, defined as symptoms of 4 to 8 weeks’ duration; Chronic sinusitis, defined as symptoms lasting longer than 8 weeks; Recurrent acute sinusitis, often defined as three or more episodes per year, with each episode lasting less than 2 weeks. Viral rhinosinusitis is 20-200 times more prevalent than bacterial sinusitis (Woo & Robinson, 2015, p. 696). Bacterial sinusitis requires prolonged upper respiratory symptoms (< than ten days) such as cough, rhinosinusitis, substantial fever, facial swelling, maxillary tooth or facial pain that is usually unilateral (Woo & Robinson, 2015, p. 698).
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Sinusitis (Woo & Robinson, 2015, p. 1256) Children-
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