Administer the first dose of oseltamivir (Tamiflu)..
Obtain blood and sputum specimens for testing..
Provide oxygen using a non-rebreather mask..
Infuse 5% dextrose in water at 75ml/hr..
Place the client on contact precaution..
Instruct the client about correct handwashing..
Obtain stool specimens for culture..
Notify the physician about the loose stools..
Cough is productive of clear. nonpurulent mucus..
Pupils are equal and reactive to light..
Temperature is lower than 100°F (37.8°C)..
Appropriate antibiotics have been given for 24 hours..
There are several children receiving chemotherapy on the unit..
The infection control nurse liaison is not on the unit today..
The unit is not staffed with the usual number of RNs..
No negative-airflow rooms are available on the unit..
Escort the client to a decontamination room..
Assess the client for signs of infection..
Notify hospital security personnel about the client..
Administer ciprofloxacin (Cipro) 250 mg PO..
Surgical face mask.
Screen all newly admitted clients for colonization or infection with MRSA..
Develop policies that automatically start antibiotic therapy for clients colonized by multi-drug resistant organisms..
Ensure that dispensers for alcohol-based hand rubs are readily available in all client care areas of the hospital..
Require nursing staff to don gowns to change wound dressings for all clients..
5. 4. 1. 2. 3.
4. 5. 2. 1. 3.
1. 2. 4. 5. 3.
2. 4. 2. 1. 3.
Posting the precautions for protective isolation o the door of the client’s room..
Stocking the client’s room with the needed PPE items..
Talking to the family members about the reasons for the isolation..
Reminding visitors to wear a respirator mask. gloves. and gown..
Teaching the client to perform thorough hand washing after using the bathroom.