Three year old C.E. is admitted to the ED (Fast track) clinic.  Hermother tells you (the nurse), that C.E has had a low-grade fever for 2 days and is complaining of ear pain and a sore throat.  Mrs. E states that C.E’s appetite has been “off”, she is drinking water and using the bathroom as usual.  – As you get C.E. settled in the exam room, what routine information regarding this patient would you want to obtain from Mrs. E?  2. How will you complete your physical examination of C.E?   3. What will you include in your physical exam and why?  As you continue to get a history from Mrs. E, you learn that C.E has had “ear problems” and throat infections since she was a baby.  She is in daycare each weekday, Dad smokes outside the house and there is a family history of seasonal allergies.  C.E is allergic to penicillin.  Her weight is 14 kg.   The PCP diagnoses C.E with bilateral otitis media and strep pharyngitis.  C.E is given a prescription for : Augmentin 600 mg bid PO x 7 days.  She is discharged home with instructions to follow up with ENT.  4.  You review the order before completing discharge teaching.  What is your first action?  5.  Azithromycin is dispensed 200 mg/5 ml.  Calculate the dosage for Mrs. E to administer to C.E.   Health Science Science Nursing HCD 3221 Share QuestionEmailCopy link Comments (0)