(A vesicle is elevated, circumscribed, superficial, smaller than 1 cm in diameter, and filled with serous fluid. A cyst is elevated, circumscribed, palpable, encapsulated, and filled with liquid or semisolid material. A papule is elevated; palpable; firm; circumscribed; smaller than 1 cm in diameter; and brown, red, pink, tan, or bluish red. A pustule is elevated, superficial, and similar to a vesicle but filled with purulent fluid.
"I will use precautions when administering oral medications to a school-age child." (Standard precautions involve the use of barrier protection (personal protective equipment [PPE]), such as gloves, goggles, a gown, or a mask, to prevent contamination from (1) blood; (2) all body fluids, secretions, and excretions except sweat, regardless of whether they contain visible blood; (3) nonintact skin; and (4) mucous membranes. Precautions should be taken when giving oral care, when changing diapers, and when coming in contact with blood and body fluids. Further teaching is needed if the student indicates the need to use precautions when administering an oral medication to a school-age child.) B. CORRECT: Complications of rubeola include ear infections, pneumonia, diarrhea, encephalitis,
C. CORRECT: Complications of pertussis include: infants and children - pneumonia, convulsions,
apnea, encephalopathy, and death; teens and adults - weight loss, loss of bladder control, passing
out, and rib fractures.
D. CORRECT: Complications of varicella include dehydration, pneumonia, bleeding problems,
bacterial infection of the skin, sepsis, toxic shock syndrome, bone or joint infections, and death.