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Anaphylactic Reactions

unusual or exaggerated allergic reactions;

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Angioedema

localized wheals or swellings in subcutaneous tissues or mucous membranes, which may be due to an allergic response

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Bacterial Resistance

phenomenon by which a bacteria produced substance inactivates or destroys an antibiotic drug

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Beta Lactam Ring

portion of the penicillin drug molecule that can break a bacteria cell wall

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Cross-Sensitivity

allergy to drugs in the same or related groups

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Culture and Sensitivity Test

culture of bacteria to determine to which antibiotic the microorganism is sensitive

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Glossitis

inflammation of the tongue

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Malaise

discomfort, uneasiness

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Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA)

bacterium that is resistant to methicillin

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Nephrotoxicity

damage to the kidneys by a toxic substance

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Otitis Media

infection of the middle ear

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Pathogens

disease producing microorganisms

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Penicillinase

enzyme produced by bacteria that deactivates penicillin

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Perioperative

pertaining to the preoperative, intraoperative, or postoperative period

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Phlebitis

inflammation of a vein

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Prophylaxis

prevention

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Psuedomembranous Colitis

severe, life threatening form diarrhea that occurs when normal flora of the bowel is eliminated and replaced with clostridum difficile ..(C. Diff)

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Stomatitis

inflammation of a cavity opening, such as the oral cavity

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Synthesis

combining or growing a number of different parts to make a new item

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Thrombophlebitis

inflammation of a vein with clot formation