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1

silver sulfadiazine side effect and contraindicaiton

transient neutropenia.

contraindicated on areas of new skin grafting as it is destructive to grafts.

sula allergy

2


Silver Nitrate side effect



Hyponatremia,

caused by electrolyte extravasation,

methemoglobinemia.

3

Mafenide acetate side effect

absorbed systemically,

metabolic acidosis

(through the inhibition of carbonic anhydrase)





4


bacitracin side effect

renal

if large dose?

5

What should be included in the laboratory evaluation of a patient burned the house fire

carboxy hemoglobin level

Consider cyanate level?

6

What is coverage for Pseudomonas



Levofloxacin 750 mg once daily

Imipenem 500 mg every eight hours¥


Penicillins* Ticarcillin-clavulanate 3.1 g every four hours

Piperacillin-tazobactam

4.5 g every six hours HIGHER DOSE ZOSYN

OR
3.375 g every four hours¶


Cephalosporins Ceftazidime 2 g every eight hours
Cefepime 2 g every eight hours
Cefoperazone 2 g every 12 hours

FlouroquinolonesΔ Ciprofloxacin 400 mg every eight hours