Postpartum Fever


Question Dx Mgmt
Lung "crackles"?
PPD 0
ATELECTASIS Abmulate
Incentive Spirom.
Flank pain, Dysuria
PPD 1-2
PYELONEPHRITIS Rocephin 1g IV qd
Tender uterus,
Foul smelling lochia
PPD 2-3
ENDOMETRITIS Gentamycin 5mg/kg IV qd PLUS Clindamycin 900mg q8h
OR
Zosyn 3.375-4.5g IV q6h
Wound purulence
PPD 4-5
WOUND INFEC. wet-to-dry packs
Pelvic mass
PPD 5-6
PELVIC ABSCESS Percut. drainage
"Picket fence" fever
PPD 5-6
SEPTIC
THROMBOPHLEBITIS
Full Heparinization.