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Medications for Infection Control Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT a potential side effect of sulfonamide antibiotics?

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Question 2 2. Bone marrow depression that occurs because of long-term use of sulfonamide antibiotics is treated with

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Question 3 3. A patient comes to your clinic with a case of colitis. They explain that they are going to Thailand this summer and have recently received the live typhoid vaccine. Which of the following would be the best recommendation for their colitis?

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Question 4 4. A patient is taking an estrogen-based contraceptive along with her vancomycin prescription. Which of the following would be the best recommendation for this patient?

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Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT a type of sulfonamide medication?

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Question 6 6. Sulfonamides can be classified as bacteriostatic. Which of the following is the best description of a bacteriostatic medication?

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Question 7 7. Which of the following is a serious side-effect of azithromycin, one that needs emergency medical attention?

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Question 8 8. If you prescribe edoxaban to a patient who is already taking azithromycin, you must be aware that they are at increased risk of:

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Question 9 9. Your patient presents with a sore throat. Lab results show that the patient has a viral infection. The patient is upset that you are not prescribing ciprofloxacin, the medication he received last time for his lower respiratory infection. You explain that _____.

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Question 10 10. Ciprofloxacin is considered a broad-system antibiotic because _____.

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Question 11 11. Structurally, how would you define the following sulfonamide?

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Question 12 12. Which sulfonamide derivative contains an oxazole ring and has antibacterial properties?

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Question 13 13. Nausea, vomiting, bleeding, anemia, and infections are all potential consequences when amoxicillin is used with:

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Question 14 14. When used together, amoxicillin might decrease the effectiveness of balsalazide, used to treat _____.

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Question 15 15. Ciprofloxacin is a drug that's used to treat:

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Question 16 16. If you use ciprofloxacin and Florinef, you're at increased risk of:

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Question 17 17. Besides antibiotics, which other types of medication contains sulfa?

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Question 18 18. Name two types of infections that sulfonamide antibiotics treat.

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Question 19 19. What is the drug classification for azithromycin?

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Question 20 20. Which patient would be appropriate for azithromycin?

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Question 21 21. Vancomycin belongs to the:

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Question 22 22. What is vancomycin?

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Question 23 23. Typical minor side effects of sulfonamide antibiotics include:

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Question 24 24. Which of the following describes the mechanism of action of vancomycin?

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Question 25 25. What medical condition are sulfonylureas used to treat?

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Question 26 26. A person taking azithromycin and methadone is at increased risk of:

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Question 27 27. As the nurse administering ciprofloxacin to your patient, you are concerned about the prescribed dose. You contact the pharmacist who explains that the dose is safe based on _____.

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Question 28 28. Structurally, if a sulfonamide contains a nitrogen atom with only one hydrogen bonded to it, how would you classify the sulfonamide?

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Question 29 29. Amoxicillin is a medication used to treat:

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Question 30 30.

Which of the following is a possible side effect of ciprofloxacin?

I. Nausea

II. Vomiting

III. Blood in the stool

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Medications for Infection Control Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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