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Question:

A nursing assistant takes care of a patient. Out of the four following skin care practices, which one is correct?

A The nursing assistant finds an unblanchable red patch on the patient’s sacrum and reports it to the nurse.
Explaination

Reporting any red pressure spots on the patient to the supervising nurse is the nursing assistant's responsibility. Any prescription ointments to the patient may not been administered by the nursing assistant. A second staff member is not required for perineal care.  The use of talcum powder is not recommended.