I, II, III
II, IV, III
II, IV, I
II, I, IV
The patient's doctor prescribes a narrow-spectrum antibiotic to eliminate the specific pathogen which is known to be infecting the patient.
The patient starts to feel better after 10 days of taking a 14-day antibiotic, so he stops taking the antibiotics.
The doctor prescribes a broad-spectrum antibiotic while awaiting the results of the culture and sensitivity test. After receiving the results, the patient continues to take the broad-spectrum antibiotic.
The patient is suspected to have a viral infection, but the doctor prescribes antibiotics just in case and does not order any tests.
Patient should be placed in a private, negative-pressure room.
Personnel should wear OSHA-specified respiratory protection when entering patient room.
Personnel should use standard precautions in addition to airborne-specific precautions.
Surgical mask should be placed over patient's nose and mouth during patient transport.
Personnel entering the patient's room should place a surgical mask over their mouth and nose to protect themselves from potential airborne microorganisms.
Leave the tech to her work and go back to his/her previous activities.
Tell another member of the surgical team (i.e. the circulating nurse) of the occurrence.
Hope that the tech is right and that the drapes are not contaminated.