Endocarditis

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First Things First

  • Is the patient in shock?
    • If so, support ABCs
    • Draw blood cultures
    • Start antibiotic therapy
    • Obtain echocardiogram
    • Cardiothoracic surgery consultation
    • Infectious disease consultation
  • Prophylaxis to prevent BE

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First Things First

  • Is the patient in shock?
    • If so, support ABCs
    • Draw blood cultures
    • Start antibiotic therapy
    • Obtain echocardiogram
    • Cardiothoracic surgery consultation
    • Infectious disease consultation
  • Prophylaxis to prevent BE

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Last updated: April 26, 2010