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The mother says she doesn't know why the teeth are discolored because the child is very good about brushing and flossing and sees the dentist regularly. What question should the nurse ask?“Has she ever received tetracycline?”The nurse is administering penicillin to a client who has strep throat. Which of the following statements accurately describe the action of penicillin?It is effective against gram-positive organismsThe health care provider is selecting an antibiotic for a client with a known penicillin allergy. The providerknows that cephalosporins are a poor choice for this client because cephalosporins:can cause allergic reactions in clients who are allergic to penicillins.Cephalosporins were developed after the discovery of penicillin. Cephalosporins are structurally and chemically related to penicillin and are divided into which classes? (Select all that apply.)first-generation drugssecond-genration drugsthird-generation drugsfourth-generation drugs
Chapter 7: Antibacterial Drugs That Disrupt the Bacterial Cell Wall; prepUWhat potential adverse reaction is most likely to develop during cefazolin therapy?at regular intervalsaround the clockA client is taking penicillin for an upper respiratory infection. The client calls the office after 2 days of therapy reporting nausea and abdominal pain. Which would be the best instruction for the nurse to give the client?These are normal side effects, but if they increase in severity or frequency, you need to contact the officeagain.Natural penicillins have been available since 1941 to treat infections. What problem has developed since 1941?Drug-resistant strains of microorganisms have developed.When learning about the different classes of cephalosporins, the nurse correctly identifies which of the following statements?A first-generation cephalosporin is more useful than a third-generation cephalosporin against gram-positive microorganisms.The nurse is preparing to administer nafcillin intravenously (IV) to a client. What is the most common reaction related to this method of administration?PhlebitisA nurse is inservicing staff about superinfections and correctly informs coworkers that the most frequent sites for fungal superinfections are where? Select all that apply.MouthVaginaAnogenital regionThe nurse is caring for a client whose prescribed course of cefaclor will soon be completed. What health education should the nurse provide to the client?“Make sure to avoid drinking any alcohol for the next three days.”Which of the following herbs has some evidence that supports its use to treat diarrhea caused by bacteria or intestinal parasites? (Choose one)GoldensealA client diagnosed with infective endocarditis would be most effectively treated with which medication?Ampicillin
Chapter 7: Antibacterial Drugs That Disrupt the Bacterial Cell Wall; prepU