Copyright 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health Lippincott Williams Wilkins

Copyright 2013 wolters kluwer health lippincott

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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Aminoglycosides (cont.) Contraindications Known allergies, renal or hepatic disease, hearing loss Adverse Effects Ototoxicity and nephrotoxicity are the most significant Drug-to-Drug Interactions Diuretics, neuromuscular blockers
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Question Tell whether the following statement is true or false. Because of the adverse effects of the aminoclycosides, it is important to teach the patient to restrict fluids and eat 6 small meals daily.
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Answer False Rationale: Provide the following patient teaching: Try to drink a lot of fluids and to maintain nutrition (very important) even though nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea may occur.
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Nursing Considerations for Patients Receiving Aminoglycosides Assessment: History and Examination Nursing Diagnoses Implementation With Rationale Evaluation
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Prototype Summary: Gentamicin
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Carbapenems Therapeutic Actions and Indications Pharmacokinetics Contraindications and Cautions Adverse Effects Clinically Important Drug Drug Interactions
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Nursing Considerations for Patients Receiving Carbapenems Assessment: History and Examination Nursing Diagnoses Implementation With Rationale Evaluation
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Prototype Summary: Ertapenem
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Cephalosporins Similar to penicillin in structure and activity Action Interfere with the cell wall building ability of bacteria when they divide Indications Treatment of infections caused by susceptible bacteria Pharmacokinetics Well absorbed from the GI tract Metabolized in the liver, excreted in the urine
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Cephalosporins (cont.) Contraindications Allergies to cephalosporins or penicillin Adverse Effects GI track Drug-to-Drug Interactions Aminoglycosides, oral anticoagulants, ETOH
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Nursing Considerations for Patients Receiving Cephalosporins Assessment: History and Examination Nursing Diagnoses Implementation With Rationale Evaluation
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Prototype Summary: Cefaclor
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Copyright © 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health | Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Question You are writing a plan of care for a patient receiving Cefaclor. What would be an appropriate nursing diagnosis for this patient?
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