Empiric antibiotics for general infection

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Anders, M. Empiric antibiotics for general infection, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3846

Age if meningitis excluded if meningitis is NOT excluded if Staphylococcus aureus suspected < 3 months Amoxicillin 50 mg/kg q6hrGentamycin 7.5 mg/kg q24hr Amoxicillin 50 mg/kg q6hrGentamycin 7.5 mg/kg q24hr Cefotaxime 50 mg/kg q6hr Consider especially in infants aciclovir 20mg/kg q8hr Amoxicillin 50 mg/kg q6hrCefotaxime 50 mg/kg q6hr Vancomycin 15 mg/kg q6hr Clindamycin 15 mg/kg…

Low cardiac output syndrome

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Anders, M. Low cardiac output syndrome, Don't Forget the Bubbles, 2013. Available at:
http://doi.org/10.31440/DFTB.3711

Definition: oxygen delivery provided by CO does not meet oxygen demand (or CI < 2.1 L/min/m2) due to inflammatory response of CPB, myocardial ischaemia from aortic crossclamp, hypo-/hyperthermia, reperfusion injury and surgical treatment (ventriculotomy).