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Antibiotic in Orthopaedics Quiz


What is the nearest approximate percentage figure for the proportion of patients with penicillin allergy who may also be allergic to cephalosporins?

A. 0.5–6.5%

B. 5 – 10.5%

C. 30%

D. 50%

Which of the following is NOT a way that a bacterium can acquire antibiotic resistance

A. Acquiring resistance gene from its host’s cells

B. On its own through evolution

C. From its parent cell

D. Scavenging resistance genes from the environment

E. Exchanging DNA with another bacterium

Formula to calculate adjusted body weight

A. IBW + (0.4 x (ABW – IBW)

B. ABW + (0.4 x (ABW – IBW)

C. ABW + (0.4 x (IBW – ABW)

D. IBW + (0.4 x (IBW – ABW)

Which of the following is NOT a current example of clinically important antibiotic resistance?

A. Meticillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus

B. Penicillin resistant Streptococcus pyogenes (Group A Strep)

C. Fluoroquinolone resistant P. aeruginosa

D. Vancomycin resistant Enterococci

Collatamp G contain

A. 57mg of gentamicin sulphate

B. 2.0mg of gentamicin sulphate

C. 2.1mg of gentamicin sulphate

D. 2.2mg of gentamicin sulphate

Which of these conditions have become harder to treat because of antibiotic resistance?

A. Gonorrhoea

B. Staphylococcal infections

C. Meningitis

D. All of the above

Gentamicin sulphate in Collatamp G should not exceed

A. 6mg/kg body weight

B. 7mg/kg body weight

C. 8mg/kg body weight

D. 9mg/kg body weight

Antibiotics remove the need for surgical or other intervention



Take appropriate cultures before starting antibiotics



Cockcroft and Gault formula is calculated using

A. Actual body weight

B. Ideal body weight

C. Adjusted body weight

D. Apparent body weight

What is the dose for Tablet ciprofloxacin to dicharge patient with P. aeruginosa?

A. 150-250mg BD

B. 500-750mg BD

C. 750-1000g BD

D. 1.5-2g BD

Which of these antibiotics have useful clinical activity against pseudomonas?

A. Ciprofloxacin

B. Cefotaxime

C. co-trimoxazole

D. Vamcomycin


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