Emergency Room Antibiotic Quiz

Antibiotic Quiz

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Question 1

Goo goo ga ga, Doc! I'm a 3 week old neonate with meningitis! Fix me before I have permenant brain damage! Remember to cover for GBS, E. coli, Listeria, and Klebsiella!

A
Ampicillin + Cefotaxime+Acyclovir
B
Ceftriaxone
C
Penicillin VK
D
Acyclovir
Question 2

Doc! I've got a raging, polymicrobic dental abscess and it's killing me! Besides NSAIDs, a shot of bupivicaine, and some Vicodin, what can you give me?

A
Nystatin
B
Ciprofloxacin
C
Penicillin VK
D
Isoniazid
Question 3

I broke my leg in a mud pit and the bone is sticking out! I need antibiotics for my heavily contaminated wound!

A
Augmentin
B
Ceftriaxone
C
Vancomycin IV plus Gentamicin IV
D
Meropenem
Question 4

Doc! I've got staph/strep-induced septic bursitis of the prepatellar bursa! But I don't want to come in the hospital. What can you prescribe me as an outpatient?

A
Ceftriaxone
B
TMP/SMX (Bactrim) DS
C
Vancomyocin
D
Linezolid
Question 5

I'm a heroin junkie with staph/strep-induced endocarditis! How ya gonna fix me, doc?

A
Ampicillin/Sulbactam
B
Clindamycin
C
Vancomycin
D
Levofloxacin
Question 6

Doc! I've got Bell's Palsy (likely from HSV) and my face don't work! Fix me ASAP!

A
Ceftriaxone
B
Amoxicillin
C
Acyclovir
D
Meropenem
Question 7

Doc! My kid has raging otitis media, likely caused by staph, H. flu or M. cat! I know antibiotic use is controversial, but I'm an irrational parent demanding treatment! What can you give him?

A
Hydrocortisone
B
Amoxicillin
C
Ofloxacin
D
Ciprofloxacin
Question 8

My back hurts, and I'm pretty sure I've got vertebral osteomyelitis from staph/strep/pseudomonas, or E. coli! I'm willing to stay in the hospital, what can you give me, doc?

A
Vancomycin + Ceftriaxone
B
Penicillin VK
C
Aztreonam
D
Amoxicillin
Question 9

Doc! My kid's got swimmer's ear (otitis externa), likely caused by staph or pseudomonas! Fix him so we can get back in the pool!

A
amoxicillin
B
Amoxicillin/Clavulenic Acid
C
Cefepime
D
Polymyxin B/Neomycin/Hydrocortisone
Question 10

Doc! I've got epiglottitis! Help me before my windpipe shuts off! Remember to cover for GAS, H. flu, staph, and strep!

A
Piperacillin/Tazobactam
B
Acyclovir
C
Vancomycin
D
Ceftriaxone
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