Recall 7-year-old Ernesto at the beginning of the chapter, who What nursing care should be provided while Ernesto waits visited the school nurse after becoming ill at school Ernesto appears to have an acute illness with a sore throat and fever. He is otherwise healthy. The school nurse has called iis mother to re quest that the go home
1.for his mother to come pick him up?
2 What information and recommendations should the school nurse give Ernesto s mother regarding his illness? Should he be seen by his primary health care provider
3. Since Ernesto’s health problem may be infectious, what precautions and actions should the school nurse take to protect other students?
4. What preparation should the school nurse have In place if Ernesto’s condition had been an emergency?