Pharmacology PNE 161 Unit 5 Ch34

The flashcards below were created by user bderby13 on FreezingBlue Flashcards.

  1. A pathogen is an organism that can cause disease. What are the different types of human pathogens?
    • viruses
    • bacteria
    • fungi
    • unicellular organisms (protozoans)
    • multicellular animals
  2. Pathogens may enter the body through...
    • broken skin
    • ingestion
    • inhalation
    • or contact of a mucous membrane (such as nasal, urinary, or vaginal mucosa)
  3. ______ bacteria have a thick cell wall and retain the color purple after staining. These include staph, strep, and eterococci.
    Gram positive
  4. The 5 principals of delaying emergence of resistance are:
    _____ whenever possible by teaching health promotions like immunizations.
    Use the ____ for the infection.
    _______ of antibiotics.
    __________Advise, pt to take the anti-infectives for the _____ of therapy, even if they "feel better".
    Prevent transmission with _____________.
    • prevent
    • right drug
    • restrict use
    • full length
    • standard precautions
  5. Patients with AIDS or those being treated with __________ drugs or _________drugs may require more aggressive therapy.
    • Immunosuppressive
    • antineoplastic
  6. ______ disrupt bacteria cell walls and are most effective against gram positive bacteria. Allergies occur most frequently with this class anti-infectives
  7. __________ such as Erythromycin are inactivatied by stomach acid and so are enteric coated. In low doses they are _____, and in high doses they are _________. These drugs should not be given with fruit juice orĀ  _______(herbal supplement).
    Macrolides; bacteriostatic, bacteriocidal, St. Johns Wort
  8. ______ were only reserved for UTI's only because of their toxicity.
Card Set
Pharmacology PNE 161 Unit 5 Ch34
study cards for ch 34
Show Answers