Anti Infectives Questions Quiz: Test!

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Anti Infectives Questions Quiz: Test!

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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 chickenpox and is put on an antiviral antibiotic, Zovirax.  What is the main concern with this medication?
    • A. 

      Hallucination

    • B. 

      Seizure

    • C. 

      Angioedema

    • D. 

      Anaphylaxsis

  • 5. 
    When educating a patient 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 antibiotic.
    • A. 

      Chephalosporin

    • B. 

      Aminoglycocide

    • C. 

      Sulfonamides

    • D. 

      Fluoroquinolones

  • 8. 
    Which of these statements would a nurse need to use to educate their patient about tetracyclines?
    • 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 an understanding of gentamicin when the nurse states that the side effects can include:
    • A. 

      Ototoxicity

    • B. 

      Seizure

    • C. 

      Angioedema

    • D. 

      Nephrotoxicity

  • 10. 
    Mary has been given penicillin for the first time.  What is Mary's nurse going to do?
    • A. 

      Monitor for anaphylaxis

    • B. 

      Give IM injections into large muscle to decrease pain

    • C. 

      Monitor for angioedema

    • D. 

      Monitor for hallucination.

  • 11. 
    Nick's patient has begun their antibiotic.  Nick checks back in on his patient and his patient is red from the neck up.  Nick knows to turn down the infusion rate of the antibiotic and monitors his patient for improvement.  What anti-infective caused this "red man" reaction?
    • A. 

      Methicillin

    • B. 

      Vancomycin

    • C. 

      Tetracycline

    • D. 

      Antiviral

  • 12. 
    Larry has c-diff.  Larry's nurse will have to be extra cautious so as to not spread the c-diff around.  What should Larry's nurse not do?
    • 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 patient is 16 years old.  Which antibiotic should not be given to this patient?
    • 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

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