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Flashcards in Lice n stuff Deck (7):
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Lice tx

Permethrin (nix) cream
Malathion

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Scabies

Sarcoptes Scabiei
Contagious infxn caused by a mite
Burrowing parasite
Most often skin to skin contact
Intense itching

3

Scabies itch

Made worse by warmth
Usually worse at night
Watch for excoriation
Usually in warm protected areas of body

4

Scabies tx

Permethrin cream
Apply everywhere

5

Black widow bite s/s

Mild pain at site
Muscle pain, abd, back
Tremor, weakness, HA
N/V
VS normal in most pts

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Widow bite lesion

Target lesion

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Widow bite tx

Mild, consider analgesia
Severe: IV analgesia and bezos, antiemetics
Consider antivenom