Tuesday, June 20, 2017

A clinic nurse is providing instructions to a client with a diagnosis of conjunctivitis.. Sharing washcloths and towels is acceptable because this condition is not contagious



A clinic nurse is providing instructions to a client with a diagnosis of conjunctivitis. Which statement by the client indicates a need for further instruction?
a- I should apply warm compresses before instilling the antibiotic drops if purulent drainage is present in my eye.
b- I can use saline eye irrigations before instilling the antibiotics in my eye if drainage is present.
c- If I have any eye discomfort, I can use the eye analgesic ointment that my physician has prescribed.
d- Sharing washcloths and towels is acceptable because this condition is not contagious***