Measles is a very infectious disease. The disease passes from one child to another. The first symtoms are: sneezing and coughing. The disease begins with signs of a heavy cold, a running nose and a dry cough. The temperature is high and the child has a dislire of the light.
The rash appears on the third or fourth day behind the ears and around the mouth and then covers the body.
The nurse must be very careful to prevent the spread of infection. The nurse must take care of the hygiene of the mouth. The patient's mouth and lips must be clean and moist.