The Common Cold Flashcards Preview

Nelson - Respiratory System > The Common Cold > Flashcards

Flashcards in The Common Cold Deck (11):
1

Rhinorrhea + nasal obstruction

Common cold

2

MC pathogens associated with the common cold

Rhinoviruses

3

Onset of common cold symptoms occurs ___ days after viral infection

1-3 days

4

First symptom of the common cold is usually

Sore or scratchy throat

5

Predominant WBC in nasal secretions of uncomplicated colds

PMN leukocytes

6

T/F The management of common colds consists primarily of symptomatic treatment

T

7

Drugs with modest effect on duration of symptoms associated with influenza viral infections

Neuraminidase inhibitors, Oseltamivir and Zanamivir

8

Drug that reduces the frequency of influenza-associated otitis media

Oseltamivir

9

Apparent rebound effect that causes the sensation of nasal obstruction when there is prolonged use topical adrenergic agents

Rhinitis medicamentosa

10

Generation of anti-histamines that have no effect on common cold symptoms

2nd gen antihistamines

11

MC complication of cold

Otitis media