Pharmacology Medical Terminology Corner
This week continue to explore medications that use a root word for the different groups under the broad category of antibiotics. While the base root does not hold true for every anti-infective group it does for many.
You can see from this chart that the root words: sulfa, oxacins, cillins, and mycins are not exact for each category. It is helpful however, as the types are used for different pathological (disease-causing) organisms.
Explore the organisms that antibiotics are used for.
Include the following aspects in the assignment:
Make a simple chart for each of the six categories of antibiotics in the chart above
Research each category and under each describe the specific type of organism each might be used for (gram positive cocci, gram negative bacillus, etc.
Include the illness that might be caused by the organism (gastroenteritis, pneumonia, skin infection)
Cite any references. At all times proper grammar, sentence structure, and spelling. Copy and pasting is not allowed. Always use your own words