Anti Infectives

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  • 1. 
    Lucy needs to have an antibiotic.  In her history, the nurse learns that Lucy allergic to penicillin.  Which antibiotic should Lucy not get?
    • A. 

      Cephalosporin

    • B. 

      Aminoglycocides

    • C. 

      Tetracyclines

    • D. 

      Macrolides

  • 2. 
    When the nurse has administered zithromax, the nurse understands the risks of this antibiotic when the nurse states that zithromax may cause:
    • A. 

      Hallucination

    • B. 

      Stained teeth

    • C. 

      Angioedema

    • D. 

      Seizures

  • 3. 
    Donald is taking an antibiotic and has an unpleasant metal taste in his mouth.  He becomes very concerned that something is wrong.  What antibiotic is Donald most likely taking?
    • A. 

      Zovirax

    • B. 

      Methicillin

    • C. 

      Vancomycin

    • D. 

      Flagyl

  • 4. 
    Becky has the chickenpox and is put on an antivrial antibiotic, zovirax.  What is the main concern with this medication?
    • A. 

      Hallucination

    • B. 

      Seizure

    • C. 

      Angioedema

    • D. 

      Anaphylaxsis

  • 5. 
    When educating a pt about nystatin, the nurse would make sure to include:
    • A. 

      Eat one hour before taking or two hours after eating.

    • B. 

      Wear protective clothing when out in the sun

    • C. 

      Rinse for 2-3 minutes before spitting/swallowing

    • D. 

      If allergic to penicillin, be watchful for rash and swelling.

  • 6. 
    Pseudomembranous colitis and Stevens-Johnson Syndrome is related to which anti infective?
    • A. 

      Ciproflaxin

    • B. 

      Bactrim

    • C. 

      Gentamicin

    • D. 

      Keflex

  • 7. 
    Pseudomembranous colitis is most monitored when using this anti biotic.
    • A. 

      Chephalosporin

    • B. 

      Aminoglycocide

    • C. 

      Sulfonamides

    • D. 

      Fluoroquinolones

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Do not give with milk or milk products or antacids

    • B. 

      Do not give during last half of pregnancy or under 8 years of age

    • C. 

      Teach patient to avoid excessive sun/ultraviolet light and wear protective clothing.

    • D. 

      Advise female patients to use nonhormonal contraception

  • 9. 
    Robin is on gentamicin.  The nurse shows understanding of gentamicin when the nurse states that the side effects can include:
    • A. 

      Ototoxicity

    • B. 

      Seizure

    • C. 

      Angioedema

    • D. 

      Nephrotoxicity

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Monitor for anaphylaxis

    • B. 

      Give IM injections into large muscle to decrease pain

    • C. 

      Monitor for angioedema

    • D. 

      Monitor for hallucination.

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Methicillin

    • B. 

      Vancomycin

    • C. 

      Tetracycline

    • D. 

      Antiviral

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Wash his hands with soap and water.

    • B. 

      Use the hand gel that kills germs.

    • C. 

      Not wear gloves when within 3 feet of Larry

    • D. 

      Enter the room with a face shield on.

  • 13. 
    A pt is 16 years old.  Which antibiotic should not be given to this pt?
    • A. 

      Penicillin

    • B. 

      Cephalosporin

    • C. 

      Fluoroquinolones

    • D. 

      Tetracycline

  • 14. 
    When teaching a pt about Fluoroquinolones, what is the most important education to teach the pt about?
    • A. 

      Reporting tendon pain.

    • B. 

      May cause angioedema

    • C. 

      Contraception may need to be altered.

    • D. 

      Monitor for easy bruising

  • 15. 
    Lynn is allergic to fish.  Which of theses antibiotics should Lynn not take?
    • A. 

      Cephalosporin

    • B. 

      Antiviral

    • C. 

      Sulfonamides

    • D. 

      Zithromax

  • 16. 
    Drug resistant infections are easier to acquire?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The number one way to stop MRSA from spreading is to:
    • A. 

      Use Vancomycin

    • B. 

      Wash hands.

    • C. 

      Use gentamycin

    • D. 

      Use a bleach based hand wash and cleaning detergent

  • 18. 
    VRSA is taught resistance by:
    • A. 

      Long exposure to broad based antibiotics

    • B. 

      VRE

    • C. 

      MRSA

    • D. 

      Superinfections

  • 19. 
    A C&S is used to:
    • A. 

      Clean and Service infected materials

    • B. 

      Culture and Sensitivity for microbes

    • C. 

      Cut and Suture cleanly in surgery

    • D. 

      Coat and Stop infections

  • 20. 
    Linda knows that a C&S should be drawn when she states:
    • A. 

      After antibiotic infusion

    • B. 

      During antibiotic infusion

    • C. 

      Before antibiotic infusion