Management of the Oral Infection: Part 2

This is the second of a two-part continuing education (CE) course on oral infection.

A peer-reviewed CE course

Abstract

This is the second of a two-part course on oral infection. It includes the clinical and diagnostic features of infections that clinicians are most likely to encounter: fungal, viral and bacterial. Published clinical recommendations and current scientific literature are reviewed and management strategies are discussed. In addition, scientifically supported alternative therapies are mentioned where applicable. The reader should refer to current pharmacology and dosing information prior to prescribing any antifungal therapy.

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this educational activity participants will be able to:

1. Identify clinical features associated with different viral, fungal and bacterial infections

2. Describe the various strategies for treating acute fungal and viral infection

3. Implement appropriate medication management of fungal, viral and bacterial infections.

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