Krista E. is a 41-year-old female seen in the office
with fever, shaking, chills, coughing, increasing SOB, and increasing fatigue.
Symptoms began 24 hours ago. The region in which you are practicing is
experiencing peak flu season. This patient did not receive influenza
has no significant medical history.
EtOH, 2 pack-per-day cigarette smoker
VS: HR 96, RR
22, BP 145/76, T 103.5, WT 60.2 kg, HT 5’5”
CHEST: Bilat rales
1) What is your
2) What therapeutic options exist?
3) What medications and
doses are appropriate for this patient?