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Antibiotics are the number one prescribed class of medication for children in the U.S., and they have transformed healthcare since their inception. They have saved countless lives, but their use has led to a threat to public health. There are global ...
The "classic" rule of thumb for students starting antibiotics was that they should be on them for at least 24 hrs prior to returning to school. Lately, I've been seeing 12 hours as the minimum.
What are people doing in their various schools?
Chapter 4 Immune kicks it up a notch with over 40 drugs to memorize. But like the other chapters, by categorizing them into related groups, we find them easier to remember. I'll continue to stress the importance of knowing the established prefix and ...
To start off this video, Jaclyn covers the 6 different indications of vancomycin backed neatly into the acronym 'HOMES.' In our last video, we noted that vancomycin is a glycopeptide that interferes with cell wall synthesis to destroy certain types o...
So yesterday I made my first medication error with vancomycin. I had two vials of antibiotics and one was meant to be IV push and the other was meant to hang via infusion. I mixed up both antibiotics and accidentally gave vancomycin IV push. I instan...
Cell Wall synthesis inhibitors
Penicillin -- IV vs Oral
Aminopenicillins -- both start with 'A'