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Patient Goes Into Renal Failure After Suffering Dog Bite ANTIBIOTICS Expert Case

Patient Goes Into Renal Failure After Suffering Dog Bite

…  osteomyelitis in her ankle. She was prescribed IV antibiotics for 6 weeks via a peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) line. During the woman’s first week of treatment, the antibiotics were administered in the hospital with no complications. During …

Delayed Meningitis Diagnosis Causes Developmental Complications For Infant ANTIBIOTICS Expert Case

This case involves an 18-month-old child who was presented to her regular pediatrician with fever and vomiting. The pediatrician advised it was a viral infection and that the parents should let the infection run its course. After several days, the child’s  …

Pharmacy Fails To Provide Consultation Regarding Side Effects Of Antibiotics ANTIBIOTICS Expert Case

This case involves a 19-year-old female patient who was prescribed clindamycin to treat bacterial vaginosis. The medication was dispensed to the patient by a local chain pharmacy location.  The medication did not have an insert when picked up from th …

Pulmonology Experts Discuss Effects of Toxic Mold on Building Occupants ANTIBIOTICS Expert Case

This case involves a middle school teacher in Mississippi who began experiencing serious respiratory symptoms after a major flood occurred. After the flood, which had engulfed the first floor of the elementary school where she taught, had subsided, the …