A new one for me - page 5

4th grader came in complaining of a sore throat. States her throat been sore for a week now. Took her temperature and no fever. Asked her what mom said she said mom just been giving her cough... Read More

  1. by   mrsfoster601
    Quote from Farawyn
    Or...you can't give this without a DOCTOR'S ORDER?
    Why NOT?
    I'm sure you can't either....remember you don't follow district's policies and procedures
  2. by   sirI
    Thread closed for review.
  3. by   sirI
    Many posts reported.

    MANY posts removed.

    Please do not bring the conversation down on a one-on-one personal level. You all know that never ends well.

    Please keep to the topic. If someone violates TOS, report as always and if someone irritates the honk outta you, place them on ignore ...

    Thanks everyone.

    Thread re-opened.
  4. by   3ringnursing
    Quote from grammy1
    We do warm salt water gargles, but I wouldn't give a child salt water to drink.
    That would probably end up being a nifty laxative!
  5. by   amoLucia
    Oral saline rinses used to be common for dental extractions. Isotonic strength.
  6. by   Amethya
    Quote from 3ringnursing
    That would probably end up being a nifty laxative!
    I had a kid drink it... I told them that it was for gargling. Of course, it was a kindergartener but you would think in this school full of minority students, and all of them mainly Hispanic, they would know this trick. But I guess not.
  7. by   Julius Seizure
    Quote from 3ringnursing
    That would probably end up being a nifty laxative!
    Well. If it's strong, it's effective. That is if you can keep it down. Kind of unpleasant, but not as bad as Mag Citrate. Nevermind how I know.

close