Infectious Diseases

See here for ID resources!

http://www.nuemblog.com/blog/neonatal-sepsis – Neonatal sepsis? Sounds bad. Just remember, kiddo less than 28 days with fevers, you MUST think neonatal sepsis, do an LP, culture, the urine, and do a CXR. Cover with Amp+Gent or Amp+Cephalosporin.

http://pedemmorsels.com/rocky-mountain-spotted-fever/ – Here we have a highly relevant overview of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, focusing on the pediatric patient.

http://blog.clinicalmonster.com/2016/08/morning-report-disseminated-gonococcal-infection/ – An interesting case of disseminated gonococcal infection! Keep this in mind particularly in your young and promiscuous population.

http://sketchymedicine.com/2011/10/antibiotic-classes-and-mechanism/ – SketchyMedicine brings us this excellent diagram outlining different Abx and mechanisms of action.