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Chapter 8: Antibacterial Drugs That Interfere With Protein Synthesis PrepUWhich statement is true in regards to the oral administration of tetracyclines?Tetracyclines should be administered with a full glass of water.A nurse is caring for a 6-year old child with a severe case of typhoid fever. The client was mistakenly administered tetracycline, which can cause adverse reactions. What could be a permanent effect in the child?Discoloration of the teethIn which condition present in the client should macrolides be used with caution?Liver dysfunctionThe nurse receives a call from a client who is taking clindamycin (Cleocin). The client reports a burning feeling when swallowing. The nurse knows that the client has developed which adverse reaction related to this medication?EsophagitisA 9-year-old client has been admitted to the pediatric unit after being diagnosed with pertussis. The pediatric nurse is processing the client's admission orders and notes that IV demeclocycline has been prescribed. After beginning this treatment, the nurse should confirm the results of what laboratory test?blood urea nitrogen (BUN)Your client is scheduled to undergo major abdominal surgery. A preoperative order for neomycin has been given. Neomycin is used preoperatively for the following reason:To suppress intestinal bacteria.The nurse should monitor a client for which finding when aminoglycosides are administered concomitantly with furosemide? Select all that apply.tinnitusvertigoA nurse is providing discharge teaching to a client who is being sent home on tetracycline (Sumycin) PO. What should the instructions include?The need to take the drug on an empty stomachExtreme caution would be necessary with the use of gentamicin in which client?a client who has chronic renal failure secondary to diabetes mellitusA public health nurse interacts with many members of the community who are at risk for sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The nurse should anticipate the use of tetracycline in a client who is diagnosed with what STI?Chlamydia
Chapter 8: Antibacterial Drugs That Interfere With Protein Synthesis PrepUWhen administering aminoglycosides, the nurse must be aware of which of the following adverse reactions?Ototoxicity and nephrotoxicityThe nurse is preparing to administer amikacin to a client with a complicated Staphylococcus aureus infection. What assessment should the nurse prioritize?Renal functionA client with a gram-negative infection is being treated with an aminoglycoside. What system should the nurse expect to be tested daily while on this medication?