Questions for Antimicrobial Therapy

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Questions for Antimicrobial Therapy: General Concepts 1. What does bacteriostatic mean? 2. What does bactericidal mean? 3. What are antimicrobials? 4. What is a superinfection? Name examples 5. What is selective toxicity? 6. Why is candidasis a super infection? 7. How is candidasis diagnosed? 8. How is candidasis treated? 9. What is Clostridium Difficile Colitis 10. How is clostridium difficile spread? 11. What type of patient would c. diff. be suspected in? 12. How is c. diff. diagnosed? 13. What is a nursing implication to remember when caring for a patient with c. diff? 14. What are classic signs of c. diff? 15. How is C. Diff treated? 16. What is the first line of defense with medication in treatment of C. Diff? 17. Other than first line of defense what is another med that can be given to treat C.Diff? 18. How can appropriate drugs be chosen? (5 ways) 19. What are host factors? 20. What are the mechanisms for antibiotics? 21. How many layers are the cell membranes for gram positive and negative organisms?
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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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