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Chapter 23. Drugs Affecting the Integumentary SystemMultiple ChoiceIdentify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.____1.Erik presents with one golden-crusted lesion at the site of an insect bite consistent with impetigo. Hisparents have limited finances and request the least expensive-treatment. Which medication would be the best choice for treatment?1.Mupirocin (Bactroban)2.Bacitracin and polymixin B (generic double antibiotic ointment)3.Retapamulin (Altabax)4.Oral cephalexin (Keflex)____2.Juakeem is a nasal methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus(MRSA) carrier. Treatment to eradicate nasal MRSA is mupirocin. Patient education regarding treating nasal MRSA includes:1.Take the oral medication exactly as prescribed.2.Insert one-half of the dose in each nostril twice a day.3.Alternate treating one nare in the morning and the other in the evening.4.Nasal MRSA eradication requires at least 4 weeks of therapy, with up to 8 weeks needed in some patients.____3.Instructions for applying a topical antibiotic or antiviral ointment include:1.Apply thickly to the infected area, spreading the medication well past the borders of the infection.2.If the rash worsens, apply a thicker layer of medication to settle down the infection.3.Wash hands before and after application of topical antimicrobials.4.None of the above____4.When Sam used clotrimazole (Lotrimin AF) for athlete’s foot he developed a red, itchy rash consistent with a hypersensitivity reaction. He now has athlete’s foot again. What would be a good choice of antifungal for Sam?1.Miconazole (Micatin) powder2.Ketoconazole (Nizoral) cream3.Terbinafine (Lamisil) cream4.Griseofulvin (Grifulvin V) suspension____5.When prescribing griseofulvin (Grifulvin V) to treat tinea capitis it is critical to instruct the patient orparent to:1.Mix the griseofulvin with ice cream before administering2.Take the griseofulvin until the tinea clears, in approximately 4 to 5 weeks3.Shampoo with baby shampoo daily while taking the griseofulvin4.Griseofulvin is best absorbed if ingested with a high-fat food.
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