All of the following are correct about Ludwig's Angina EXCEPT:
Fascial inflammation w/ b/l involvement of the submandibular, sublingual, and submental spaces
S/S include dysphagia, odynophagia, difficulty breathing, pain; B/L lower facial edema around the mandible and neck
Caused by anaerobes only
Must tx infection (with penicillin G) and maintain airway. tracheotomy may be necessary
Diarrhea, pneumonia, TB, and Malaria have been primary disease killers in 2012, just like they were in 1900.
CDC estimates there are 90,000-200,000 deaths occur annually d/t Nosocomial infections
Which of the following is not a threat to current antibiotic tx available
E coli resistant to ciprofloxacin
E coli resistant to bactrim
BGM resistant to penicillin
Substances that act against or destroy infections (Fungal/Viral/Bacterial)
What are substances that destroy or suppress the growth or multiplication of bacteria?
Substances produced by bacteria that can destroy or suppress the growth or multiplication of bacteria or prevent the action of bacteria are which of the following:
MRSA stands for Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus. What group of penicillin abx does Methicillin belong to?
Fred is a 75 y/o man w/ a hx of pneumonia which a culture showed was positive for Klebsiella. Which of the following is the BEST choice of abx for this patient?
Protein synthesis inhibitors only target 30S and 50S subunits
Plasmid encoded acetyltransferases that inactivate which of the following drugs?
Which of the following is not a risk factor for pseudomembranous colitis
Antibiotics (clindamycin, cephalosporins, ampicillin, erythromycin)
Females w/ GU diseases
Sulfonamides are a structural analogue of what?
Which of the following antifungals should NOT be used for superficial mycoses
When should you give Amphotericin B
With all the other drugs, it will help with the absorption
PO first thing in the morning
Before other drugs, after you have given them NSAIDs and antiemetics for possible side effects.
Whenever you damn feel like.
Nystatin is incredibly toxic so you cannot use it for oral thrush.
Amphotericin B causes damage to what component of host cells?
Which of the following Azole antifungals is a prodrug?
Which of the following cannot be applied topically?