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Rashes and the School Nurse Suzey Delger RN, MSN, FNP-c There is no conflict of interest-rats
HISTORY, HISTORY & MORE Get a history: MOST IMPORTANT! Location? Localized or generalized? Where on body? Frequency? Has it happened before Quantity? Can you count the bumps? Quality? Describe the lesion. Associated Phenomenon: Serious rashes kids will appear ACUTELY ILL!
History Aggravating factors: what made it worse? Alleviating factors: what made it better?
Arrangement Discrete: distinct and discretely separate from each other Linear: Straight line Annular: Circle Grouped: closely adjacent to each other, herpes will always be grouped. Serpiginous: wave/snake like eg. scabies
Macule: <1.0 cm Flat Color Changes Café-au-lait Vitiligo Fifths Disease
Patch >1.0cm Large macule Flat > 1 cm Port Wine Stain Diffuse vitilligo Peri-anal strep