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All 'chap 35; p. 679' responses

An individual, who is receiving chemotherapy, becomes alarmed when abnormal bleeding occurs while brushing her teeth. The OTA should:

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    by Logan Reed
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    Explain that abnormal bleeding is one of the side effects of chemotherapy when platelet count is low and may last a few days.
    Explain that bleeding is normal and may continue for several weeks.
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    Immediately report the bleeding to the physician.
    Ask the individual if she would prefer to only rinse her mouth instead of brushing her teeth until the bleeding stops.