Flashcards in Tuberculosis Deck (14):
What are the MAIN signs of active TB?
Low grade fever
The ___test is administered by injecting a small amount of tuberculin intradermally.
Mantoux also called PPD
The mantloux test is considered. Positive if the induration ( raised skin) is greater than _____ mm..
What are the appropriate isolation precautions ?
The client's negative pressure room should have ____ fresh air exchanges per hour ..
What are those meds?
i - soniazid
What is the most common side effect of TB antibiotics?
What are the other side effects?
What colors will Rifampin turn urine, swear, and tears?
Red or orange
When taking TB antibiotics , what vitamin will be depleted?
Teach the client to avoid ____ to reduce the risk of hepatotoxicity
Client taking TB antibiotics are at risk for ________ hepatitis
How many consecutive sputum cultures need to be negative for the client to be non contagious ?