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Cystic Fibrosis Questions and Answers (Q&A)

Wyatt Williams
Answered: Jul 10, 2020
Three times per day with meals

Pancreatic enzymes should be given with meals for optimal effects. These enzymes assist the body in digesting needed nutrients. Answers A, C, and D are...Read More

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Wyatt Williams
Answered: Jul 10, 2020
Undigested fat

The client with cystic fibrosis absorbs fat poorly because of the think secretions blocking the pancreatic duct. The lack of natural pancreatic enzyme leads to poor...Read More

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Wyatt Williams
Answered: Jul 10, 2020
Nasal polyps

Children with cystic fibrosis are susceptible to chronic sinusitis and nasal polyps, which might require surgical removal. Answer A is incorrect because it is a congenital...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 10, 2020
Use cupped hands during percussion

The nurse or parent should use a cupped hand when performing chest percussion. Answer A is incorrect because the hand should be cupped. Answer B is...Read More

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Wyatt Williams
Answered: Jul 10, 2020
A defective gene that leads to the making of an abnormal protein

Usually, the gene involved makes a protein called CFTR (Cystic Fibrosis Conductance Transmembrane Regulator). This protein...Read More

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Wyatt Williams
Answered: Jul 10, 2020
At least 2 hours after a meal

The nurse should perform chest physiotherapy at least 2 hours after a meal to reduce the risk of vomiting and aspiration. Performing it immediately before a...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 10, 2020
Pounding board and hammer
The autonomous toddler would be frustrated by being confined to be. The pounding board and hammer is developmentally appropriate and an excellent way for the toddler...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 10, 2020
At least 2 hours after a meal-the nurse should perform chest physiotherapy at least 2 hours after a meal to reduce the risk of vomiting and aspiration. performing it immediately before a meal may...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 10, 2020
€My child hates to take pills, so I’ll mix the capsule into a cup of hot chocolate

The pancreatic capsules contain pancreatic enzyme that should be administered in a cold, not a hot,...Read More

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Wyatt Williams
Answered: Jul 10, 2020
Moist, productive cough

Moist, productive cough Option c is a later sign. Noisy respirations and a dry non-productive cough are commonly the first of the respiratory signs to appear in a...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 10, 2020
With meals and snacks

Pancreases capsules must be taken with food and snacks because it acts on the nutrients and readies them for absorption.

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 10, 2020
Between meals

Chest physiotherapy treatments are scheduled between meals to prevent aspiration of stomach contents, because the child is placed in a variety of positions during the...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 10, 2020
Chest physiotherapy.

The major pulmonary problem with CF is thick tenacious secretions. CPT moves the secretions from the small airways to the large where they can be coughed out. Options a...Read More

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RN pedia
Answered: Jul 10, 2020
Moist, productive cough

Moist, productive cough Option c is a later sign. Noisy respirations and a dry non-productive cough are commonly the first of the respiratory signs to appear in a...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 10, 2020
Sweat test

A small electrode is placed on the skin, which stimulates the sweat glands. Sweat is collected for a period of time and then analyzed. People with cystic fibrosis have an...Read More

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