A cerebral lesion
A temporal lesion
An intact brainstem
Increasing temperature. increasing pulse. increasing respirations. decreasing blood pressure.
Increasing temperature. decreasing pulse. decreasing respirations. increasing blood pressure.
Decreasing temperature. decreasing pulse. increasing respirations. decreasing blood pressure.
Decreasing temperature. increasing pulse. decreasing respirations. increasing blood pressure.
A positive Brudzinski’s sign
A negative Kernig’s sign
Absence of nuchal rigidity
A Glascow Coma Scale score of 15
Tolerate the pain
Decrease the perception of pain
Escape the source of pain
Divert attention from the source of pain.
Limiting conversation with the child
Keeping extraneous noise to a minimum
Allowing the child to play in the bathtub
Performing treatments quickly
Hemorrhagic skin rash
Dyspnea on exertion
Middle ear infection
Cloudy CSF. decreased protein. and decreased glucose
Cloudy CSF. elevated protein. and decreased glucose
Clear CSF. elevated protein. and decreased glucose
Clear CSF. decreased pressure. and elevated protein
No precautions are required as long as antibiotics have been started
Maintain enteric precautions
Maintain respiratory isolation precautions for at least 24 hours after the initiation of antibiotics
Maintain neutropenic precautions