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tongue). By the fourth to fifth day, the white strawberry tongue sloughs off, leaving a red swollen tongue (strawberry tongue).
The pharynx is edematous and beefy red. Koplik¶s spots are associated with rubeola (measles). These are small red spots with a
bluish white center and a red base located on the buccal mucosa. Petechial red, pinpoint spots occurring on the soft palate are
characteristic of rubella (German measles).
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The nurse needs to stress the importance of immunizations, dental hygiene, and routine well-child care.
Options 1, 2, and 3 are appropriate. The parents are also instructed in the measures to implement in the event of blunt trauma,
especially trauma involving the joints, and to apply prolonged pressure to superficial wounds until the bleeding has stopped.
230. Croup The mother should be instructe...
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- Sudden infant death syndrome, Shaken baby syndrome