Bugs with drugs chart

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  1. HooahDOc

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    Awhile back someone posted a chart with microbes and the associated drug(s) used to treat each specific one. Does anyone have something similar? I'm having trouble retaining the associations without a visual representation. The information is scattered out too much in FA to make one. Thanks
     
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    Never used any. Once you understand the categories of bugs:
    Gram stain, special media, other characteristics, and then the classes of drugs, you won't need to memorize it.
     
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    The samfords guide has a chart in the back with antibiotics and what bugs they cover, but remember there are always exceptions. Also, just google and you will find a pharmacist or ID physician who has something online that you are looking for.
     
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    Could you perhaps provide this info, bigpharmD? Thanks!
     
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    Is there a good source that explains micro-pharm well? There must be a better way to memorize therapeutics than one by one for each bug. There are so much overlap between drug uses, how can one tell which one to choose?
     
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    Don't memorize drugs for each bug, memorize spectra for each class/subclass of antibiotic.
     

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