weekend case discussion -1 - skin infectionCreated by:
A 65 years old gentleman, with background of hypertension, hypercholesteroleasmia, chronic kidney disease, increased body mass index, smoker of 30 pack years, was initially admiited due to 1 day history of central chest pain, associated with shortness of breath. Patient was diagnosed to have non ST elevation myocardail infarction, was treated accordingly and plan for angiogram in the next 1-2 days. Intravenous cannula was inserted on admisssion, to give patient some intravenous fluid prior to the coronary angiogram. The next morning, the intravenous cannula looked very erythematous, painful to touch, and increased in temperature. What is your diagnosis for the intravenous cannula site ?? What medication would you give to the patient to treat this condition??