The nurse is caring for a client who is taking an aminoglycoside should monitor the client for which adverse effects of this medication? Select all that apply.
The nurse is caring for a client who has been taking a sulfonamide and should monitor for signs/symptoms of which side/adverse effects of the medication? select all that apply
increased WBC count
Antibiotic prophylaxis is appropriate for which of the following? Select all that apply.
Antibiotics should be avoided for fever of unknown origin (FUO) if host is immunocompromised.
B-lactams are a large class of drugs that include which of the following? Select all the apply
Beta-lactamase is a drug used to kill Gram negative bacteria.
Which class of penicillins is most effective at killing "difficult" Gram negatives?
Which penicillin class is used to treat uncomplicated skin and soft tissue infections?
Which of the following is NOT an adverse effect of B-lactams?
Which of the following does NOT describe the Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (MIC)?
Lowest concentration of antibiotic required to kill bacteria in vitro.
Correlates to dosage regimen or amount of antibiotics required for clinical efficacy.
Need serum and tissue concentration to exceed the MIC to be effective.
For a patient with renal dysfunction, do not reduce dose but instead extend the dosing interval.
Fever is always a sign and symptom of infection.
What renal effects are seen in signs and symptoms of infection? Select all that apply.
decreased urine output
decreased renal perfusion
Which of the following antibiotics is NOT bacteriostatic?
Many people are allergic to penicillins. Which antibiotics are most appropriate as an alternative therapy? Select all that apply.
Which of the following has an adverse effect of toxic epidermal necrolysis (Stevens-Johnson syndrome)?
C. Difficile infections can occur as a result of misuse of antibiotics. Which TWO antibiotics are safe to use when treating a C. Diff infection?
Which of the following antibiotics is MOST effective against anaerobic microbes?
Which two antibiotic drugs do NOT require dose adjustment for renal impairment?
Which of the following antibiotics does NOT decrease the efficacy of oral contraceptives?