A 4-year-old has a foreign body in her eye. During the examination, the child refuses to allow the nurse to inspect her eye. What should the nurse say to the child?

"Would you like hold my flashlight?"


•Getting toddlers involved in the exam can help reduce anxiety. The nurse should allow the toddler to hold safe equipment and and let them pretend to be the nurse.

•The other options ignore the child's feelings and do not improve the child's compliance.

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