What should the nurse assistant do?
Mr. Dupres is a resident in a long-term care facility with a decubitus ulcer. The nurse assistant taking care of Mr. Dupres for the first time notices that the skin on the wound is open and drainage is present.
1. Gently wash the wound area with soap and water. B. Apply a dry dressing to absorb the drainage. C. Immediately notify the charge nurse of the wound condition. D. Apply some medicine to the area and sterile bandage to the wound.