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Anthelmintic Agents


1) List the common worms that cause

diseases in humans. Which is the most common worm infestation in the United States? What is the difference between intestinal and tissue-invading worms.


2) Develope a medication card for the prototyp anthelmintic drug, mebendazole. Include therapeutic actions, indications,contradictions, pharmacokinetics and common adverse reactions on the medication card. Compare and contrast mebenzadole to other anthelmintics.


3)Develope a teaching plan for a young adult diagnosed with a pinworm infection. What nursing considerations are appropriate for this patient? Include a rational for each consideration

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1) common worm infections: tapeworm, toxacara (roundworms), hookworms, pinworms and flukes Pinworms are the most common worm... View the full answer

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