Module 3 questions - Altered clearance (General prinicples)
  1. Describe the effect that renal dysfunction might have on efficacy. Equate efficacy with activity against bacteria.
  2. Is gentamicin given according to pulse dosing principles (3x dose, 24 hour interval) safe for patients with clinically normal renal function (based on BUN, Creatinine falues)?
  3. Is gentamicin given according to pulse dosing principles (3x dose, 24 hour interval) safe for patients with any level of renal function (including overt renal failure)?