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Answered: Apr 02, 2020
Sickle cell anemia (SCD) is an inherited disorder of the hemoglobin in blood.
Sickle cell anemia requires the inheritance of two sickle cell genes.
Sickle cell trait. which is the...Read More

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Answered: Apr 02, 2020
From least to most intrusive

When examining a toddler or any small child. the best way to perform the exam is from least to most intrusive.Option A: Starting at the head or abdomen is...Read More

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Answered: Jun 03, 2019
Bryant’s traction should be used for a 1-year-and 2-month-old child weighing 26 lb. (11.8 kg) Admitted for traction to treat congenital hip dislocation. Bryant’s traction is a form of...Read More

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Answered: Apr 02, 2020
Increased urine output

Increased urine output. a sign of improving kidney function. typically is the first sign that a child with acute post streptococcal glomerulonephritis (APSGN) is...Read More

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Answered: Apr 02, 2020
Notify the physician immediately.

For the child with Hirschsprungs disease. fever and explosive diarrhea indicate enterocolitis. a life-threatening situation. Therefore. the physician...Read More

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Answered: Apr 02, 2020
Behavioral patterns are passed from one generation to the next

A familys behavioral patterns and values are passed from one generation to the next.Option A: Cultural background commonly...Read More

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Answered: Apr 02, 2020
Absent or diminished femoral pulses

Absent or diminished femoral pulse is a classic characteristic of coarctation of aorta.Option C: Severe cyanosis at birth is seen in such defects as...Read More

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Answered: Apr 02, 2020
The child returns to a level of behavior that increases the sense of security.

The stress of starting nursery school may trigger a return to a level of successful behavior from earlier...Read More

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Answered: Apr 02, 2020
Pulmonary secretions are abnormally thick.

CF is identified by abnormally thick pulmonary secretions.Option B: Diagnosis of CF is based on elevated chloride levels detected in sweat.Option...Read More

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Answered: Apr 02, 2020
An abdominal mass

The most common sign of Wilms tumor is a painless. palpable abdominal mass. sometimes accompanied by an increase in abdominal girth.Option A: Gross hematuria is uncommon....Read More

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Santepro
Answered: Apr 02, 2020
What did your child eat for breakfast?”

The nurse should obtain objective information about the childs nutritional intake. such as by asking about what the child ate for a...Read More

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Santepro
Answered: Apr 02, 2020
Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD)

Close monitoring of inspiratory pressure and O2 concentration is necessary to prevent BPD. which is related to the use of high inspiratory pressures and O2...Read More

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Answered: Apr 02, 2020
Heart rate. respiratory rate. and blood pressure

The most important data to obtain on a childs arrival in the emergency department are vital sign measurements. The nurse should gather the...Read More

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Answered: Apr 02, 2020
Aneurysm formation

Kawasaki disease is a rare childhood illness that affects the blood vessels. 20% to 25% of children can develop aneurysm formation if not intervened. Treatment depends on...Read More

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Santepro
Answered: Apr 02, 2020
Heart rate. respiratory rate. and blood pressure

The most important data to obtain on a childs arrival in the emergency department are vital sign measurements. The nurse should gather the...Read More

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