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Case Study:Judy is in the clinic today because she burned her arm in a backyard fire thatgot out of control last night. She has a second-degree burn over a 5-incharea of her right forearm. She did not apply anything to it overnight, and thewound is reddened and peeling. She is also coughing a lot and her eyes arereddened and she reports excessive tearing and irritation. She believes thisis due to the amount of smoke in the air during the fire. She also reportsthat she’s been having difficulty hearing over the past few days, that startedbefore the fire incident. Judy is a 32-year-old female.Questions Part A:1.The physician instructs you to apply silver sulfadiazine cream to thesite. You instruct Judy that the area will need to be kept covered.Why is this necessary? (1 point)
2.Do you need to wear gloves when applying this cream and are thereany adverse effects associated with this medication? (1 point)
3.The physician prescribes tetrahydrozoline ophthalmic drops 1-2drops bid-tid prn eye discomfort. What is the purpose of thismedication? (1 point)

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Term
Spring
Professor
Tina Torticill
Tags
Earwax

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