Answers for Antimicrobial Therapy

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Answers for Antimicrobial Therapy: General Concepts 1. Agents which inhibit the growth of microorganisms 2. Agents which kill microorganisms 3. Agents (natural, synthetic, or semisynthetic) which kill or inhibit the growth of microorganisms 4. A secondary infection arising during the course of primary therapy; candidasis, clostridium difficile colitis 5. The ability of a drug to injure a target cell without injuring other cells that are in close contact with the target 6. Occurs secondary to antibiotic therapy d/t suppression of the normal flora allowing a fungus to grow 7. Generally by characteristic rash 8. Generally with antifungal agents such as Mycostatin swish and swallow or Nystatin ointment or powder 9. A pseudomembranous colitis which occurs as a result of normal intestinal flora being killed by the administration of antibiotics. (This allows room for the c. diff to grow and cause disease) 10. Contagious by person to person 11. Developing severe diarrhea and is currently taking antibiotics; (very foul smell, lots of watery, thin stool) 12. Through a stool culture 13. Contact isolation. Wash hands with soap and water, hand gels do not work! 14. Frequent watery foul smelling stools with abdominal cramping and tenderness, fever,
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2008 for the course NURSING Nursing taught by Professor Nursing during the Spring '08 term at Kentucky.

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