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Burrow's Solution Question

[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

Daytonite, BSN, RN

Has 40 years experience. Specializes in med/surg, telemetry, IV therapy, mgmt.

I am thinking #3. I wouldn't do anything invasive on any child without the permission of the parents.

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