Flashcards in Turberculosis (TB) Deck (14)
What organism is the cause of TB?
What are the signs of active TB?
Productive cough, night sweats, chills, weight loss, low-grade fever
The _____ test is administered by injecting a small amount of tuberculin intradermally
Mantoux, also called PPD
The Mantoux test (PPD) is considered positive if the induration ( raised skin) is greater than _____ mm
What are the appropriate isolation precaution?
The client's negative pressure room should have ___ fresh air exchanges per hour
S>T>R>I>P>E> is the mnemonic for TB antibiotics.
What are those mnemonics?
What is the most common side effect of TB antibiotics?
What are the other side effects?
what colors will Rifampin turn urine, sweat, and tears?
Red or Orange
When taking Tb antibiotics, what vitamin will be depleted?
teach client to avoid ____ to reduce the risk of hepatotoxicity
Clients taking TB antibiotics are at risk for ____ ____ hepatitis