Learning Goal: I’m working on a nursing discussion question and need an explanation and answer to help me learn.
Ms. Jones brings 6-week-old Sam to the clinic because of a bright red rash in the diaper area that has gotten worse since she started putting over-the-counter antibiotic cream on it 3 days ago. Sam is diagnosed with diaper Candida or a yeast infection. Clotrimazole (Lotrimin) topical TID for 14 days to the diaper area has been prescribed.
- Briefly describe the therapeutic actions of Clotrimazole (Lotrimin).
- Describe antifungal drugs uses and side effects.
- Develop a teaching plan for Ms. Jones including age-appropriate considerations for Sam.
- Your initial post should be at least 500 words, formatted and cited in current APA style with support from at least 2 academic sources WITHIN 5 years