A 10-year-old boy with a mild concussion following a soccer game is discharged from the hospital following a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain. Before discharge, the child reports a mild headache. The father asks about pain medication for home use. Which response by the nurse is most appropriate?
a. "Your child has a mild concussion; acetaminophen can be given"
b. "Maybe your healthcare provider will prescribe aspirin for the head pain"
c. "Pain medication is avoided after a head injury to avoid hiding a worsening condition"
d. "Opioid medication may lead to vomiting, which increased the intracranial pressure"