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Name: College: Instructor: Date: Teaching Plan for Patients with Pediatric Conjunctivitis Pediatric conjuctivis is the commonest cause of red eye in children and is characterized by the inflammation of the conjunctiva, the outermost part of the eye and the inner part of the eyelids.
On the other hand, bacterial infection is indicated by a purulent discharge (Gigliotti 354). Allergic conjunctivitis in late childhood and adolescence is considered a symptom of eczema, asthma or rhinitis. Treatment of conjunctivitis starts with identification of the root cause of the infection to ensure that effective medication is administered. In addition , treatment of infants depends on the time the child develops the infection. For instance, if the infection develops within the first 24 hours it is considered to have been caused by chemical reaction with the drugs that were used (Gigliotti 356). Teaching goal The long term goal is to develop awareness among parents to be bale to identify the symptoms early enough and seek medical attention to prevent the negative effects of conjunctivitis. ...
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