Protection Unit: Lecture 2 (communicable diseases/vaccines)

Example of Primary prevention?
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This disease is a respiratory illness that is very contagious. It cause death in infants if left untreated. It is a violent and rapid cough. What is it?Pertussis (whooping cough)What is the vaccine for pertussis?T-DAP perTussis-T=T-dapThis disease is characterized by a itchy, red, rash that starts on trunk of body. Kids are isolated until these lesions are dried. What disease is it?Chickenpox (Varicella) -droplet, contact, and airborne precautions -keep skin cool to prevent itching and use anti-pyreticsThe mother of an adolescent with mumps asks the nurse what she needs to watch for in her child with this disease. The nurse bases the response on the understanding that mumps is which type of communicable disease?Respiratory disease caused by a virus involving the parotid gland.A nurse is preparing to administer the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine to a 15 month old child. Which of the following findings should the nurse identify as a contraindication for this immunization?The child has a congenital immunodeficiency.An infant receives a diphtheria, tetanus, and acellular pertussis (DTaP) immunization at a well-baby clinic. The parent returns home and calls the clinic to report that the infant has developed swelling and redness at the site of injection. Which intervention should the nurse suggest to the parent?apply an ice pack to the injection siteThe most appropriate intervention for a child with itching related to chickenpox is?give anti-pruritis medication such as bendrylWhat is the best way to prevent a communicable disease?obtaining immunizationsWhich precaution should the nurse institute during the care of a client with MRSA?Wear gloves and a gown