Burrow's Solution Question

  1. [font=verdana-bold][color=#333333]a child comes to the school nurse with a honey-colored crusted lesion below her right nostril. which of the following actions should the nurse take first?
    [color=#333333]1. remove the scab.
    [color=#333333]2. apply a wet cloth to the lesion.
    [color=#333333]3. notify the child’s parents.
    [color=#333333]4. contact the health department.

    [color=#333333](1) notify parents first; loosen scab with burrow’s solution compress; gently remove, topical ointment
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  3. by   Daytonite
    I am thinking #3. I wouldn't do anything invasive on any child without the permission of the parents.