You(The RN)are working at a nursing center and performing perineal care. You observe moderately sized red discoloration located on your patient’s…

You (The RN) are working at a nursing center and performing perineal care. You observe moderately sized red discoloration located on your patient’s inner thigh.

Questions:

1. When will you report this finding?

2. To whom will you report this?

3. How will you describe and measure the discolored area in your documentation?

4. What nursing and medical treatment would you provide this patient?