January 10, 2013

Nursing Tip of the Day! - Infectious Diseases

Category: Infectious Diseases 
Early lyme disease is generally treated for 10-14 days, late lyme disease for 21-30 days. Oral antibiotics commonly used are: doxycycline or amoxicillin. Patients with neurological or cardiac forms of illness may be need IV ceftriaxone and penicillin.