Posted: June 16th, 2017
The home health nurse visits the Cox family 2 weeks after hospital discharge. She observes that the umbilical cord has dried and fallen off. The area appears healed with no drainage or erythema present. The mother can be instructed to
A. cover the umbilicus with a band-aid.
B. continue to clean the stump with alcohol for one week.
C. apply an antibiotic ointment to the stump.
D. give him a bath in an infant tub now.
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