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Infection Control Long Term Care: Head Lice Infestation Mobile App

Head lice are blood-sucking insects that are found on people’s heads. The head louse is found on the hair near the scalp, especially behind the ears and at the nape of the neck. Anyone, no matter how clean they are, who comes in close contact with someone whom already has head lice can get head lice infestation.

The Infection Control Long Term Care: Head Lice Infestation mobile app contains scientifically based information to improve the assessment of residents. It provides nursing professionals with criteria for identifying specific body-site infections. This enhances the objectivity of reporting signs and symptoms to providers and helps providers make decisions whether or not to culture sites, order other diagnostic tests, and/or prescribe head louse treatment, including antimicrobials and fine-toothed combs for the hair and scalp.

Tackle head lice infestations head on with this simple app. All completed apps are saved in your GoCanvas Cloud account and emailed to you upon submission.

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    What are head lice?

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    Head lice are blood-sucking insects that are found on people’s heads.

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    Who gets head lice?

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    Anyone, no matter how clean they are, who comes in close contact with someone whom already has he...

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    How are head lice spread?

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    Head lice can transfer quickly upon head-to-head contact or by way of bug-ridden clothing or pers...

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    What are the symptoms?

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    Itching and scratching of the scalp are seen.

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    How soon do symptoms occur?

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    It may take two to three weeks or longer before the itching is bothersome enough to cause concern.

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    What do head lice look like?

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    There are three forms of head lice: the nit, the immature head louse called the nymph and the adu...

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    How long can a person spread head lice?

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    Head lice can be spread as long as lice or nits remain alive on the infested person or clothing.

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    How is head lice infestation diagnosed?

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    By looking closely through the hair and scalp for nits or live lice.

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    What is the treatment for head lice?

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    Only those persons with live lice or nits close to the scalp and aged 2 or greater should be trea...

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    Remove all nits from the hair.

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    All washable clothing and bed linens used by the infested person during the past 2–3 days require...

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    Wash combs and brushes with soap and hot (130°F) water.

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    Vacuum floors and upholstered furniture.

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