Patient Assessment Skin 5

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Patient Assessment Skin 5
2013-11-27 20:24:19
Patient Assessment Skin
Patient Assessment Skin 5
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  1. If a patient has a systemic infection, is it still OK to use self-care for a fungal infection?
  2. If a patient has fever or malaise, is it still OK to use self-care for a fungal infection?
  3. If a patient received a vitamin D injection in thel ast 24 hours, is it still OK to use self-care for a fungal infection?
  4. Do warts usually appear alone or grouped?
  5. A patient comes in with a group of rough, cauliflower like, scaly papules or nodules. What might you expect?
  6. What are the risk factors for warts?
    Immunodeficiency, skin maceration, communal areas
  7. Warts located on what areas of the body exclude self-treatment?
    Face, nails, anus and or genitalia
  8. Are Wart self-care treatments a good choice for people taking birth control?
  9. If a person comes in with extensive warts on one side of the body, should you suggest self-care?
  10. What type of plantar wart is not suitable for self-treatment?
    Very painful
  11. Are warts on the hands a good choice for self-care?
  12. What disease are contraindicated with Wart self-care?
    Diabetes and peripheral vascular disease
  13. What other medications would be contraindicated with self-care wart therapy?
    Immunosuppressive medications that contraindicate use
  14. Is it OK to suggest wart self-care for a 6 year old?
  15. What age group is contraindicated with wart home care?
    < 4 years of age
  16. Can pregnancy or breastfeeding women use wart self-care treatments?
  17. Is it OK to use wart self-care products on a person who has poor blood circulation?
  18. What is Pediculosis?
  19. When is Pediculosis most common?
  20. What is another term for cooties?
    Body lice
  21. What is the risk factor for Body lice?
    Not changing clothes frequently
  22. What are the risk factors for Head lice?
    Crowded schools, daycare, nursing homes
  23. What are the risk factors for Pubic lice?
    Sexual contact, toilet seats, shared undergarments, sheets
  24. What areas may pubic lice infect?
    Pubic hair, armpits, eyelashes, mustaches, beards and eyebrows
  25. What is another term for Public lice?
  26. How is Scabies transmitted?
    Direct contact
  27. Is Scabies very contagious?
  28. What part of the body is scabies found?
    Wrist, elbows, fingers and genitalia
  29. What is the first sign of Scabies and why does it occur?
    Itching, due to reaction to mite feces
  30. Scabies is caused by what type of organism?
  31. Does Scabies require a referral for diagnosis, why?
    Yes, may be confused with chiggers or lice
  32. What are the signs of Scabies and why do they occur?
    Pruritus and red papules due to mites burrowing
  33. What part of the tick enters the skin?
  34. What are the signs and symptoms of a tick bite and how long do they last?
    Local itching and papules, resolves within a week
  35. What are the signs and symptoms of Rocky Mountain spotted fever?
    Severe HA, rash, high fever, extreme exhaustion
  36. What are the signs and symptoms of Lyme disease?
    Rash and flu like symptoms. Rash begins as a papule and may expand like a bulls eye
  37. What parts of the body does Lyme disease effect?
    Joints, Heart, Nerves
  38. Do fleas bite or suck blood?
    Suck blood
  39. Can Fleas survive for weeks without food?
  40. Do Flea bites itch?
    Yes, intensely
  41. Where would you expect to find Flea bites?
    Legs and Ankles
  42. Would you expect to find multiple/grouped or single bites associated with flea?
    Multiple and grouped
  43. When do bedbugs bite?
    At night
  44. The irritation made by a bedbug bite leads to what?
    Dermal hemorrhage
  45. Where are bedbug bites found on the body?
    Face, neck, hands and arms
  46. Are bedbug bites painful?