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Unformatted text preview: ostomy tubes, the child may experience some discomfort. Tylenol can be given to relieve the discomfort. An opioid analgesic is not necessary, and aspirin should not be administered to a child. 4 59. Chlamydial Conjunctivitis Conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the conjunctiva. A diagnosis of chlamydial conjunctivitis in a child who is not sexually active should signal the health care provider to assess the child for possible sexual abuse. Allergy, infection, and trauma can cause conjunctivitis, but the causative organism is not likely to be chlamydia 60. Bacterical Conjunctivitis Conjunctivitis is an inflammation of the conjunctiva. Bacterial conjunctivitis is highly contagious, and the nurse should teach infection control measures. These include good hand washing and not sharing towels and washcloths 61. Myringotomy A myringotomy is the insertion of tympanoplasty tubes into the middle ear to equalize pressure and keep the ear aerated. Parents need to be instructed that the child should not blow his or her nose for 7 to 10 days. Bath and lake wa...
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