Good way to study antimicrobials/DOC/MOA

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  1. Idiopathic

    Idiopathic Newly Minted
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    Is there one? Is there any mnemonic out there that works for these?
     
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  2. Willamette

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    I feel like Micro Made Rid Simple is MONEY on antimicrobials. The 007 cartoon is particularly memorable (but you need to add a "swinging, MEZmerizing watch" for mezlocillin :laugh:). Seriously though, the text and charts are awesome for drugs.

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  3. MOA = mechanism of action?
    DOC = ???

    You basically have to keep looking at the different classes until you've memorized them. :) Remember basic representative samples from each class, then learn the ones that deviate.
     
  4. StringBean

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    DOC= Drug Of Choice

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  5. You mean drug of choice for a given disease process? You don't really need to know that kind of information for Step 1...more the mechanisms of action, common indications for THAT CLASS of medication, common side-effects and contraindications.
     

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