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Question:

Which of the following skin care measures are correct when caring for a resident?

A The nursing assistant notes an unblanchable red area on the resident’s sacrum and reports it to the nurse.
Explaination

Reporting any red pressure spots on the resident to the nurse is the nurse aid's responsibility. The nursing assistant may not apply any prescription ointments. Talcum powder is not recommended. A second staff member is not needed for perineal care.