An 8-year-old girl comes to your ambulatory care clinic with complaints of left ear pain for the past 3 days. She had a respiratory infection a week ago. On physical examination, the tympanic membrane is bulging.
Answer the following questions:
- What else should you ask the client?
- What teaching would you reinforce to prevent the recurrence of otitis media?
- What expected outcomes would be specific to this situation?
Needs at least one citation and reference
Interventions should have at LEAST:
3 things you would monitor/reassess,
3 things you would do or action
3 things you would teach your patient
The medication you would administer