Treatment of common nosocomial infection

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Treatment of common nosocomial infections:

Treatment of common nosocomial infections

Surgical-site infection:

Surgical-site infection Surgical-site infections should be managed with a combination of surgical care and antibiotic therapy. Severe infections such as gangrene and extensive tissue necrosis need surgical intervention. For these kinds of infections, antibiotics alone may not work.

Urinary tract infection:

Urinary tract infection C atheters should be removed if possible, to avoid persistence and recurrence of infection. Antibiotic and antifungal therapy should be considered to avoid major complications, including pyelonephritis, and renal damage .

Bloodstream infections :

Bloodstream infections Antibiotics with coverage against gram-positive and gram-negative organisms should be used. Antifungal therapy ( eg , fluconazole). Antiviral therapy ( eg , ganciclovir ) can be used in the treatment of viral infections.

Pneumonia:

Pneumonia Cefepime is an antibiotic used to treat moderate to severe  nosocomial pneumonia infections caused by multiple drug-resistant microorganisms ( e.g. Pseudomonas aeruginosa ). Antiviral medications against influenza have been used to treat symptomatic patients and patients with immunodeficiency or chronic lung diseases to limit morbidity and mortality.

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