Posted: September 26th, 2017
A client calls the emergency department and tells the nurse that he had been cleaning a wooden area in the backyard and came directly into contact with poison ivy shrubs. The client tells the nurse that he cannot see anything on the skin and ask the nurse what to do. Which of the following is the appropriate nursing response?
A. “Apply calamine lotion immediately to the exposed skin areas.”
B. “It is not necessary to do anything if you cannot see anything on your skin.”
C. “Come to the emergency department.”
D. “Take a shower immediately, lathering, and rinsing several times.”
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