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This lecture presents detailed information on Miscellaneous Antimicrobial Agents. Section one is primarily focused on the Basic Introduction of Miscellaneous Antimicrobial Agents. The educator starts off with an Overview and highlights the Key Terms. Furthermore, the educator clarifies the Basic Concepts of this topic to ensure clear understanding. The educator then progresses forward to thoroughly speak about Metronidazole (Antiprotozoal Drug). Apart from highlighting all aspects of the drug Metronidazole, two other such drugs are also brought under consideration which include Fidaxomicin and Rifaximin.
Section two elaborates on Urinary Antiseptics. In the beginning, the educator comprehensively speaks about the drug Mupirocin and presents an elaborate overview of Polymyxins. Moving forward, the Urinary Antiseptics are brought under consideration and demonstrated in detail. These Urinary Antiseptics include Nitrofurantoin, ADRs, Methenamine Mandelate and Methenamine Hippurate.
Antiseptics, Disinfectants and Sterilants
In section three, the educator covers the topic of Antiseptics, Disinfectants and Sterilants. Firstly, the educator puts forth the description of Antiseptics and then focuses on Disinfectants. In addition to this, light is shed on Sterilants. Moving forward, information is given regarding Hand hygiene. Subsequently, the educator extensively elucidates Alcohols after which an explanation of Chlorhexidine takes place.
Section four is regarding Halogens. In the start, a comprehensive overview of Halogens is presented which is followed by an elucidation of Iodine and Chlorine. Afterwards, a detailed demonstration and explanation of Phenolics, Quaternary Ammonium Compounds, and Aldehydes is carried out. Apart from this, the educator gives information regarding Superoxidized Water.
Heavy Metals and Preservatives
Section five deals with the explanation of Heavy Metals and Preservatives. In this section, the educator sheds light on Peroxygen Compounds. Furthermore, a Peroxygen Compound known as Peracetic Acid is highlighted. To provide a better insight into this topic, the educator also discusses Ultraviolet Irradiation, Heavy Metals, Sterilants, and Preservatives.