Chapter 11 – Assignment
Read the Case Study 11-2: Go to the Hospital and Come Back with Four More Medications in Chapter 11
of the textbook.
Once you have read the Case Study thoroughly, answer the following questions:
What does the administration of antibiotics have to do with a Clostridium difficile (C. diff infection) infection?
List all the inappropriate medications prescribed for K.L. and describe the reason why they are
What kind of treatment regimen is utilized for a patient with a C. diff infection?
Do any of these treatments regimens raise suspicion as being inappropriate for K.L.?
List the therapy and if contraindicated, give a reason why it is inappropriate.
Your paper should be:
One (1) page or more.
Use factual information from the textbook and/or appropriate articles and websites.
Cite your sources – type references according to the APA Style Guide.