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Unformatted text preview: kissing the child on the mouth; and monitoring weight
and providing a high-calorie, high-protein diet; washing eating utensils in the dishwasher; and avoiding sharing eating utensils.
Gloves are worn for care, especially when in contact with body fluids and changing diapers (diapers are changed frequently and
away from food areas) and soiled disposable diapers are folded inward, tabbed, and disposed in a tightly covered plastic-lined
container. Any body fluid spills are cleaned with a bleach solution (10:1 ratio of water to bleach).
204. Mumps Mumps is transmitted via direct contact with or droplet spread from an infected person. Droplet precautions are
indicated during the period of communicability (immediately before and after swelling begins).
205. Chicken Pox
The communicable period for chickenpox is 1 to 2 days before the onset of the rash to 6 days after the first
crop of vesicles, when crusts have formed. In roseola, the communicable period is unknown. Option 2 describes diphtheria.
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