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Final Exam
Anti-infective Drugs

      Bacteria:
          o Gram negative
          o Gram positive
    Empiric therapy
    Prophylactic therapy
    Super infections
    Laboratory tests: nursing responsibility
    Two classifications of antimicrobials: bactericidal and bacteriostatic
    Two types of bacteria: aerobic and anaerobic
    Community acquired infection
    Nosocomial infection
    Bacterial resistance and what causes it
    Antibiotic classifications
          o Sulfonamides: major side effect
          o B-Lactam:
          o Penicillin: why is it not used as frequently
          o Cephalosporins: what do the different generations do?
          o Carbapenems
          o Macrolides
          o Ketaloids
          o Tetracyclines
Drugs used to treat serious infections:
    Aminoglycosides: major side effects / blood plasma levels
    Floroquinolones: MRSA; major side effects
    Anti-viral drugs: acyclovir

Final exam will consist of:
    25 multiple choice questions on content
    25 medication calculation problems

				
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