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1

Antibiotics are rapidly developing ___ to antibiotics.

resistance

2

gentamicin:

alternative is aztreonam

step down is co-trimoxazole

3

give septic patients IV drugs

exception: oral vanc in c diff, "topical" action in bowel

4

bactericidal technically means that drug reduces bacterial population by 1000x

bacterostatic causes less than 1000x decline because it inhibits growth only

notable bacteriostatic drug is doxycycline

5

beta lactamase resistant organisms:

cut out penicillin, cephalosporins and aztreonam

6

iv antibiotics for biofilms (e.g endocarditis)