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Answered: Jul 16, 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: Jul 16, 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: Jul 16, 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: 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: Jul 16, 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: Jul 16, 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: Jul 16, 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: Jul 16, 2020
Projectile vomiting

Projectile vomiting is a key sign of pyloric stenosis.Option B: Regurgitation is seen more commonly with gastroesophageal reflux.Option C: Steatorrhea occurs in...Read More

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Answered: Jul 16, 2020
Chest pain

Older children with pneumococcal pneumonia may complain of chest pain.Option A.B: A mild cough and slight fever are commonly assessed with viral pneumonia.Option D: A bulging...Read More

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Answered: Jul 16, 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: Jul 16, 2020
Heart rate is 80 bpm

If the child is hungry he/she more likely would finish his meals. Therefore. the mother should be advised not to give snacks to the child. The child is a busy toddler....Read More

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Santepro
Answered: Jul 16, 2020
Family history

Because intussusception is not believed to have familial tendency. obtaining a family history would provide the least amount of information.Option A.C.D: Stool inspection....Read More

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Answered: Jul 16, 2020
Apex

The blunt. rounded point of the heart is the apex.Option A: The larger. flat portion at the opposite is the base.Option B: The pericardium is also called the pericardial sac. It has a...Read More

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Answered: Jul 16, 2020
Renal anomalies

Normally the top of the ear aligns with an imaginary line drawn across the inner and outer canthus of the eye. Ears set below this line are associated with renal anomalies...Read More

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Answered: Jul 16, 2020
Obstruction of blood flow from the right ventricle

PS refers to an obstruction of blood flow from the right ventricle.Option A: Truncus arteriosus involves a single vessel arising from both...Read More

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