A newly admitted nursing home patient is arriving with several deep (3rd degree) decubiti on the back and buttocks

what type of precaution the nurse will use on this case

Prepare the following report in APA style.

A newly admitted nursing home patient is arriving with several deep (3rd degree) decubiti on the back and buttocks. There is a foul-smelling drainage coming from the wounds. The health care provider suspects MRSA.

a. What type of precautions should the nurse implement for everyone entering this patient’s room?

b. How will the nurse proceed with the physical assessment while maintaining a safe environment for herself and the patient?

 

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The scenario refers to a nursing home or setting where a patient has arrived with several third degree decubiti on the back and the buttocks. It has also been noted that there is a foul-smelling drainage that is coming from the open wounds on the buttocks and the back. The healthcare provider suspects that the patient could be suffering from MRSA. MRSA is a bacterial infection and is responsible for some of the hard-to-treat infections that affect humans. The…………………….

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