Posted: January 11th, 2018
Penicillin every 6 hours : the best way to administer it
A patient with no known allergies is to receive penicillin every 6 hours.
When administering the medication, the nurse observes a fine rash on the patient’s skin. The most appropriate nursing action would be to:
A. Withhold the moderation and notify the physician
B. Administer the medication and notify the physician
C. Administer the medication with an antihistamine
D. Apply cornstarch soaks to the rash