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Extreme caution would be necessary with the use of gentamicin in which of the following patients?
A)A patient who is morbidly obese and who has primary hypertension
B)A patient who has chronic renal failure secondary to diabetes mellitus
C)A patient who has bipolar disorder and who is on long-term lithium therapy
D)A patient who has an atrioventricular block
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Abrams' Clinical Drug Therapy: Rationales for Nursing Practice
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Gentamicin is nephrotoxic, and with impaired renal function, a reduction in dosage is essential. Heart blocks, obesity, and lithium therapy do not severely complicate, or contraindicate, the use of an aminoglycoside.

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