Expansion of the clot.
Resolution of the clot.
Torticollis. with shortening of the sternocleidomastoid muscle.
Craniosynostosis. with premature closure of the cranial sutures.
Plagiocephaly. with flattening of one side of the head.
Hydrocephalus. with increased head size.
The condition was caused by the student’s competitive swimming schedule.
The student will most likely require surgical intervention.
The student experiences pain in the inferior aspect of the knee.
The student is trying to avoid participation in physical education.
Leg length disparity.
Hypostatic blood pressure.
Self-blame for the injury to the child.
The child has a poor chance of recovery without joint deformity.
Most children progress to adult rheumatoid arthritis.
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are the first choice in treatment.
Physical activity should be minimized.
The admission orders are written.
A blood culture is drawn.
A complete blood count with differential is drawn.
The parents arrive.
Possible fracture of the tibia.
Bruising of the gastrocnemius muscle.
Possible fracture of the radius.
No anatomic injury. the child wants his mother to carry him.
Regular developmental screening is important to avoid secondary developmental delays.
Cerebral palsy is caused by injury to the upper motor neurons and results in motor dysfunction. as well as possible ocular and speech difficulties.
Developmental milestones may be slightly delayed but usually will require no additional intervention.
Parent support groups are helpful for sharing strategies and managing health care issues.
Duchenne’s is an X-linked recessive disorder. so daughters have a 50% chance of being carriers and sons a 50% chance of developing the disease.
Duchenne’s is an X-linked recessive disorder. so both daughters and sons have a 50% chance of developing the disease.
Each child has a 1 in 4 (25%) chance of developing the disorder.
Sons only have a 1 in 4 (25%) chance of developing the disorder.