MRCPI Part 2 Written Question of the Day
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Theme:Treatment of infection
|H||No treatment required|
Select the most appropriate therapy for the following cases.
A 54-year-old alcoholic presents with weight loss, fever and
abdominal swelling. On examination he has signs of chronic liver
disease, is pyrexial and has ascites. An ascitic tap confirms a
diagnosis of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis.
A 45-year-old male presents with pain and tenderness at a venflon
site. On examination there is redness, swelling and pain overlying
the antecubital vein.
A 73-year-old male presents one week post operatively with a
pyrexia. On examination he has a right basal pneumonia and blood
cultures reveal methicillin resistant Staphylococcus
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