Write one short phrase that relates vancomycin to each of the subconcepts in the unit outline.
Following a colostomy for colon cancer, Sam Smith, a 72-year-old male patient of Community Hospital with a history of adult-onset diabetes and renal insufficiency, felt iller after going home. A blood test revealed MRSA, and he was readmitted to Community Hospital for treatment with IV vancomycin.
1.Write one short phrase that relates vancomycin to each of the subconcepts in the unit outline.
2.List what Mrs. Smith’s nurse is monitoring and why.
3. The physician’s order for vancomycin has no peaks or troughs; state what should the nurse ask the physician to order and why.
4.State how the nurse should use Beers Criteria.