Precautions to address suspected low health literacy issues

A 1-year-old child is brought into the emergency department (ED) by her parents when they notice she has an uncontrollable cough. Upon assessment the nurse notices the child is using accessory muscles to breath, she is tachypneic and her lung sounds reveal wheezing. What does the ED nurse recognize these signs and symptoms to be

Precautions to address suspected low health literacy issues include which of the following? radio_button_checkedradio_button_uncheckedA) Language line/ interpreter services radio_button_checkedradio_button_uncheckedB) Patient education, in both verbal and written form, with teach-back radio_button_checkedradio_button_uncheckedC) Family member/ appointed caregiver education, when appropriate radio_button_checkedradio_button_uncheckedD) All of the above

What are some signs and symptoms you would see in an adolescent football player that presents with concussion to your family practice office? What specific physical exams would you perform on the patient to come to come the conclusion that your patient is suffering from concussion? What guidance would you provide in managing the symptoms at home? What are some red flags that you would warn your patient about that warrants a return visit to the clinic/immediate visit to the emergency room? (Use your Burns textbook as well to answer this).

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