Inpatient Antibiotics, Part 2: Common Sites of Infection

OBJECTIVES:

  1. Name pathogenic bacteria implicated in common infections (pneumonia, UTI, intra-abdominal and skin and soft tissue)
  2. Propose empiric antibiotic regimens for these common sites of infection


Pneumonia: Interactive Board 

UTI:

Skin and Soft Tissue Infections: Interactive Board

Intra-abdominal Infections:

Final Board:

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