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Antibiotic that inhibits the growth of bacteria.
Bacteriostatic
The classification for the drug cefazolin.
cephalosporin
The classification for the drug erythromycin.
macrolide
The classification for the drug doxycycline.
tetracycline
Antibiotics that kill bacteria.
bactericidal
An infection that occurs during antimicrobial treatment for another infection and results in evergrowth of a nonsusceptible organism.
superinfection
Antibiotics taken before exposure to an infectious organism in an effort to prevent the development of infection.
prophylactic
The classification for the drug amikacin.
aminoglycoside
The classification for the drug sulfisoxazole.
sulfonamide
An antibiotic derived from fungus or mold, often seen on bread or fruit.
penicillin
A drug interaction occurs with penicillins and what drugs.
NSAIDs
Specific nursing interventions for the patient taking sulfonamides includes what three things?
1. Obtain a culture and sensitivity before beginning antibiotics.

2. Assess for allergic reaction

3. Monitor urinary output
Name three things that would be included in the patient teaching for the patient receiving penicillin antibiotic therapy.
1. Take the antibiotic for the length of time prescribed.

2. Take oral forms with 6 to 8 ounces of water to improve absorption.

3. Report sore throat, fever, or joint pain to the physician immediately.
Patients receiving aminoglycosides must be monitored for tinnitus, which may indicate...
ototoxicity
Patients with a history of sensitivity what should not be given cephalosporins?
Penicillins