Pediatric Skin Disorders : Nursing Course


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You note red lines across a pediatric patient's skin and reddened areas between the fingers. You suspect:

Scabies

Rationale: Scabies is a very contagious parasite underneath the skin that is treated with a prescription lotion. Anyone in contact with the patient in the household should also be treated.


When washing the bedding of a child diagnosed with ringworm, the parents should:

Dry it for 20 minutes on hot

Rationale: Drying on hot for 20 minutes can help kill the organisms causing the ringworm. Rignworm is caused by a fungus.


When applying permethrin to treat scabies, the lotion should:

Be rubbed all over the body

Rationale:

Impetigo is still communicable after the administration of antibiotics for this long:

48 hours

Rationale:

A mother asks you about tinea and says there's an outbreak on her son's wrestling team. You tell her it is:

Ringworm

Rationale:

After the initial treatment of lice using shampoo, it should be repeated:

In one week

Rationale:

Impetigo can be caused by bacteria, staphylococcyus, and beta-hemolytic strep but NOT by:

Herpes zoster

Rationale:

The following is priority in pediatric burn patients:

Monitoring I&Os

Rationale:

Treatment for ringworm is:

Antifungals

Rationale:

Your patient has ulcerated lesions around their mouth with honey-colored crust. You suspect:

Impetigo

Rationale:

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