Chapter 21 Minor Ailment: Eye Conditions Q&A (1 of 16) Sample Questions
1. SL is a young female patient who comes to the pharmacy with symptoms of red eyes accompanied by purulent discharge. Patient denies wearing contact lenses. She has no other medical conditions and has not tried anything for it since symptoms appeared. She has no allergies. She asks you for a product to control the discharge because of the discomfort it causes. What is the appropriate recommendation?
- A. Recommend self-care.
- B. Give Polymyxin 2 gtts QID and if there is no improvement in 48 hours, advise to contact the doctor.
- C. Give Polymyxin 2 gtts QID for 2 days.
- D. Refer to doctor as soon as possible
Tips: CTMA2 Assessment of ophthalmic conditions Algorithm.