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pregnant. Jane is a 10-year-old student at a local elementary school where you are
on clinical rotation with the school nurse. She comes to the nurse ’’s office
complaining that she has a headache, she doesn’t feel well, and she has
a rash on her belly that is bothering her. After you and the school nurse
make your assessments, you call Jane’s mother and ask her to come
pick up Jane because you suspect that she has chickenpox.
pick 1. Jane’’s mother arrives at the school. She says, “You’re
wrong. Jane can’t have chickenpox. I made sure she got
the vaccine so I wouldn’t have to go through chickenpox
with her.” What is your best response?
2. Jane’’s mother continues, “I have a 1-month-old baby at
home, and I don’t think I’ll bother having him vaccinated
for chickenpox. What good did it do Jane?” What is your
best Critical Thinking
Mark is a 1-year-old and has just received his
MMR II. His mother is not sure why her son
needs to have “all of these shot...
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