You (The RN) are working at a nursing center and performing perinea care.

You (The RN) are working at a nursing center and performing perinea care.

Scenario:

You (The RN) are working at a nursing center and performing perineal care. You observe moderately sized red discoloration located on your patient’s inner thigh.
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Questions:

  • When will you report this finding?
  • To whom will you report this?
  • How will you describe and measure the discolored area in your documentation?
  • What nursing and medical treatment would you provide this patient?

 

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Registered Nurses (RNs) are people entrusted with the lives of many patients. As a result, any nurse should act professionally and ethically as required by different states licensing bodies. As a registered nurse, if I come across a patient with moderately sized red discolouration in the inner thigh, the following should be my reaction to the case regarding when to report the finding, to whom, how to describe and measure the discolored area in documentation and the best nursing and medication treatment to offer to the patient.

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