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A child is exposed to a playmate that contracted chickenpox. Two days later the child is admitted to the hospital for another problem. The nurse is informed of the exposure on admission. How long after the exposure should the child be watched for signs of upper respiratory illness?

1. Five to 10 days
2. 14 to 21 days
3. 21 to 25 days
4. One month

Explanation

The upper respiratory symptoms may be early prodromal symptoms of chickenpox. The incubation period of chickenpox is 14 to 21 days. Recognize that upper respiratory symptoms relate to the onset of chickenpox, and consider the prodromal period.

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