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Flashcards in Tuberculosis Deck (14):
1

What are the MAIN signs of active TB?

Productive cough

Night sweats

Chills

Weight loss


Low grade fever

2

The ___test is administered by injecting a small amount of tuberculin intradermally.

Mantoux also called PPD

3

The mantloux test is considered. Positive if the induration ( raised skin) is greater than _____ mm..

10

4

What are the appropriate isolation precautions ?

Airborne

5

The client's negative pressure room should have ____ fresh air exchanges per hour ..

6

6

What are those meds?

ST- reptomycin
R-ifampin
i - soniazid
P-yrizinamide
E-thambutol

7

What is the most common side effect of TB antibiotics?

Peripheral neuritis

8

What are the other side effects?

Muscle ache

GI disturbances

Dizziness

9

What colors will Rifampin turn urine, swear, and tears?

Red or orange

10

When taking TB antibiotics , what vitamin will be depleted?

B6

11

Teach the client to avoid ____ to reduce the risk of hepatotoxicity

Alcohol

12

Client taking TB antibiotics are at risk for ________ hepatitis

Drug -induced

13

How many consecutive sputum cultures need to be negative for the client to be non contagious ?

3

14

What organism is the cause of TB?

Mycobacterium tuberculosis

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