Hospital Acquired Pneumonia
5 days and review
Co-Amoxiclav oral 625mg 8 hourly
Co-amoxiclav IV 1.2g 8 hourly
Gentamicin IV (Extended Interval Dosing as per guideline. Use Gentamicin calculator). Max 3 days then review.
Vancomycin IV (dosing as per guideline. Use vancomycin calculator)
Ciprofloxacin oral 500mg 12 hourly
Obtain advice at an early stage.
Contact a Consultant Microbiologist if Pseudomonas or MRSA present or if previously treated with antimicrobials.