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Lesson 26

Lesson 26/Integumentary System Pharmaceuticals and Tests

/olone steroid drug
/one steroid drug
ABD pads type of bandage, gauze used as a sponge or packing material for the abdominal
acetic acid acidifying agent
ASA, acetylsalicylic acid generic name of aspirin
Candida albicans a yeast species; common cause of skin mucous membrane, vaginal yeast infection
cephradine broad-spectrum antibiotic
cocc/o coccus, cocci family of bacteria that are ball shaped
cold packs ice pack to decrease blood flow to injured area
Eschericha coli, E-coli bacteria found in the bowel
fluocinolone corticosteroid
imidazole antineoplastic agent
Kerlix gauze, wound dressing
ketoconazole antifungal antibiotic
micronized griseofulvin antifungal treatment that makes skin more resistant to fungus
Microsporum pathogenic fungi causing dermatophytosis
NS, normal saline water with same salt concentration as blood
penicillin G antibiotic used to fight infections such as strep, staph, meningitis, syphilis
petrolatum hemorrhoid cream
prednis/o drug name
silk tape tape to apply gauze or bandage
Silvadene used to treat and prevent bacterial infection in burns or other conditions as prescribed
staphyl/o combining forms with resemblance to a cluster of grapes
Staphylococcus aureus bacteria found in nasal membranes and skin (hair follicles)
tetracycline antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections such as urinary tract infections, chlamydia and acne
tinea tinea cruris, tinea captitis, tinea versicolor (fungus infection of the keratin component of hair, skin or nails