Another important question to ask is if he has experienced this condition

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Another important question to ask is if he has experienced this condition before? And if so find out frequency, duration, and treatment that was used to resolve the condition. 2. Would you treat Mr. JDs cold? Why or why not? 3. What would you prescribe and for how many days? Include the class of the medication, mechanism of action, route, the half-life; how it is metabolized in and eliminated from the body; and contraindications and black box warnings. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the clinical practice guidelines for acute bacterial rhinosinusitis (ABRS) recommends the use of the antimicrobial class of medication preferrably amoxicillin-clavulante rather than amoxicllin alone for both children and adults (Chow, 2012). The dose of amoxicillin-clavulanate (Augmentin) for adults is either 500 mg/125 mg orally 3 times daily or 800 mg/125 mg orally twice daily for a 5-day to 7- day course (Chow, 2012). In chldren the recommended dose is 45 mg/kg/day in divided doses every 12 hours, or 40 mg/kg/day in divided doses every 8 hours for 10-14 days . Amoxicillin- clavulanate (Augmentin) high dose (2g orally twice daily or 90 mg/kg/day orally twice daiy) is recommended as empiric antimicrobial therapy for ABRS from geographic regions with high endemic rates of invasive PNS S. pneumoniae, those with severe infection (systemic toxicity
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