Pediatric Skin Disorders : Nursing Course


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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: Ringworm is a circular skin lesion that is caused by a fungus and is very contagious.


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

In one week

Rationale: Adult lice will be treated with the shampoo, but by treating in 1 week, the nits can also be sure to killed as well to prevent recurrence.


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

Herpes zoster

Rationale:

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

48 hours

Rationale:

The following is priority in pediatric burn patients:

Monitoring I&Os

Rationale:

Treatment for ringworm is:

Antifungals

Rationale:

When applying permethrin to treat scabies, the lotion should:

Be rubbed all over the body

Rationale:

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

Dry it for 20 minutes on hot

Rationale:

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

Scabies

Rationale:

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

Impetigo

Rationale:

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