You are caring for a cirrhotic client with jaundice. What is a nursing priority?


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- Give antihistamines for itching.

- Expose to UV light to reduce jaundice.

- Bathe in Epsom salts.

- Apply baking soda paste to the skin.


In caring for a client with jaundice, you can prevent complications by giving antihistamines for itching. UV light does not work to reduce jaundice except in infants with neonatal jaundice. They can bathe in baking soda or alpha Keri baths but baking soda paste will not help. Epsom salts will not help.

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