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11. The nurse should implement which prescribed treatment for a child with warts?
b. Local destruction
d. Specific antibiotic therapy
12. Herpes zoster is caused by the varicella virus and has an affinity for:
a. sympathetic nerve fibers.
b. parasympathetic nerve fibers.
c. posterior root ganglia and posterior horn of the spinal cord.
d. lateral and dorsal columns of the spinal cord.
13. The nurse is taking care of a 7-year-old child with herpes simplex virus (type 1 or 2). Which prescribed medication should the nurse expect to be included in the treatment plan?
b. Oral griseofulvin
c. Oral antiviral agent
d. Topical and/or systemic antibiotic
14. Tinea capitis (ringworm), frequently found in schoolchildren, is caused by a(n):
c. allergic reaction.
d. bacterial infection.
15. The nurse is caring for a school-age child with a tinea capitis (ringworm) infection. The nurse should expect that therapeutic management for this child includes:
a. administering oral griseofulvin.
b. administering topical or oral antibiotics.
c. applying topical sulfonamides.
d. applying Burow solution compresses to affected area.
16. Parents tell the nurse that their child keeps scratching the areas where he has poison ivy. The nurse’s response should be based on which knowledge?
a. Poison ivy does not itch and needs further investigation.
b. Scratching the lesions will not cause a problem.
c. Scratching the lesions will cause the poison ivy to spread.
d. Scratching the lesions may cause them to become secondarily infected.
17. The nurse is taking care of a child with scabies. Which primary clinical manifestation should the nurse expect to assess with this disease?
18. Which is usually the only symptom of pediculosis capitis (head lice)?
c. Scalp rash
d. Localized inflammatory response
19. The nurse is talking to the parents of a child with pediculosis capitis. Which should the nurse include when explaining how to manage pediculosis capitis?
a. “You will need to cut the hair shorter if infestation and nits are severe.”
b. “You can distinguish viable from nonviable nits, and remove all viable ones.”
c. “You can wash all nits out of hair with a regular shampoo.”
d. “You will need to remove nits with an extra-fine tooth comb or tweezers.”
20. The management of a child who has just been stung by a bee or wasp should include the application of:
a. cool compresses.
b. warm compresses.
c. antibiotic cream.
d. corticosteroid cream.