Posted: December 4th, 2017
An adolescent who sustained a tibia fracture in a motor vehicle accident has a cast. What should the nurse do to help relieve the itching?
A. Apply cool air under the cast with a blow-dryer
B. Use sterile applicators to scratch the itch
C. Apply cool water under the cast
D. Apply hydrocortisone cream under the cast using sterile applicator.
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