The nurse is caring for a child with rubella. Which of the following should the nurse include in the care plan?
•Rubella, also known as German measles, is a disease caused by the rubella virus. Most people are immunized against it with the MMR vaccine.
•Rubella causes joint pain, fever, headache, and a rash. Acetaminophen can be used to reduce the fever and relieve joint pain.
•Antihistamines can be administered to relieve pruritus.
•Applying a lubricating jelly to avoid nose excoriation and administering a cough suppressant are interventions for rubeola, which causes a cough and runny nose.
•Codeine and other opioid medications are not recommended for the mild symptoms caused by rubella.