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Oral anticoagulation (Chest 2012;141:e531S; EHJ 2012;33:2719; Circ 2013;127:1916)

· All valvular AF as stroke threat very high

· Nonvalv. AF: stroke chance ~4.5%/y; anticoag ® sixty eight% ¯ stroke; use a threat ranking to steer Rx:

CHADS2: CHF (1 point), HTN (1), Age ≥75 y (1), DM (1), prior Stroke/TIA (2)

CHA2DS2-VASc: provides 65–74 y (1) ≥75 y (2), vasc dis. [MI, Ao plaque, or PAD (1)]; ? (1)

score ³2 ® anticoag; ranking 1 ® think about anticoag or ASA (? latter average if probability issue age 65-74 y, vasc dis. or ?); antithrombotic Rx whether rhythm keep watch over [SCORE CORRECTED]

· Rx options: issue Xa or direct thrombin inhib (non-valv purely; no tracking required) or
warfarin (INR 2-3; w/ UFH bridge if excessive danger of stroke); if Pt refuses anticoag, consider

ASA + clopi or, even much less powerful, ASA by myself (NEJM 2009;360:2066)

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H7N9: newly rising in Asia (NEJM 2013;368:1888) • Oseltamivir dosed seventy five mg PO bid × five d. needs to commence w/in 48h of sx for low-risk; for seriously in poor health or immunosupp. , commence ASAP whether >48 h. • ponder inhaled ribavirin for RSV in immunosupp. (eg, BMT, lung tx); constrained grownup facts Prevention • Inactivated influenza vaccine: incl. H1N1. Rec for all >6 mo of age and esp. if pregnant, >50 y, immunosupp. , or HCW (MMWR 2012;61:613) • Isolation, droplet precautions for inPts strongly suggested • Prophylaxis for high-risk contacts of proven influenza: oseltamivir seventy five mg PO day-by-day × 10 d FUNGAL INFECTIONS Candida species • Microbiology: common GI flowers; C. albicans & nonalbicans spp. (consider azole resistance if h/o Rx or nonalbicans; C. parapsilosis ↑ echinocandin resistant). Sensi checking out to be had. • probability elements: neutropenia, immunosupp. , broad-spectrum abx, intravascular catheters (esp. if TPN), IVDU, abd surgical procedure, DM, renal failure, age >65 • scientific manifestations Mucocutaneous: cutaneous (eg, crimson, macerated lesions in intertriginous zones); oral thrush (exudative, erythematous or atrophic; if unexplained, r/o HIV); esophageal (odynophagia; ± oral thrush); vulvovaginal, balanitis Candiduria: regularly colonization because of broad-spectrum abx and/or indwelling catheter Candidemia (#4 explanation for overall healthiness care assoc. bloodstream infxn): r/o retinal involvement (req ↑ Rx); endocarditis infrequent yet severe (esp. w/ nonalbicans & prosthetic valve) Hepatosplenic: intestinal seeding of portal & venous circulate; esp. in acute leukemia Hematogenous dissemination: lung, mind, meninges, and so forth. Cryptococcus (CID 2010;50:291) • Epidemiology: immunosupp. (esp. AIDS) such a lot vulnerable; can take place in fit host, esp. aged, EtOH, DM. If from Pacific NW, contemplate C. gatti (↑ mortality in fit host). • scientific manifestations CNS (meningitis): HA, fever, meningismus, ↑ ICP, CN abnl, ± stupor, frequently subacute. Dx: CSF CrAg, India ink stain, fungal cx. telephone counts fluctuate; serum CrAg >1:8 Se/Sp in AIDS. different websites: pulm, GU, cutaneous, CNS cryptococcoma. With any crypto dx, LP all Pts. • remedy CNS: If ↑ ICP, repeat large-volume LPs or temp. lumbar drain; few require vice chairman shunt In HIV or immunosupp. Pts, CNS Rx has induction (ampho ± flucytosine), consolidation and upkeep (fluconazole) stages (NEJM 2013;368:1291). If r/o CNS disorder, then fluconazole. Dosing and period differ by means of host. Non-CNS ailment in fit Pts: fluconazole vs. commentary, in keeping with medical surroundings Histoplasmosis (CID 2007;45;807) • Endemic: significant & SE U. S. (esp. in components w/ chook & bat droppings), river banks in other places • scientific manifestations Acute: frequently subclinical, yet might even see gentle to critical PNA ± cavitary & hilar LAN continual pulm: ↑ efficient cough, wt loss, evening sweats, apical infiltrates, cavitation Disseminated (typically in immunosupp. ): fever, wt loss, HSM, LAN, oral ulcers, epidermis lesion, fibrosing mediastinitis, reactive arthritis, pericarditis • remedy: itraconazole (monitor levels); ampho ± steroids if serious or immunosupp.

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