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Peds Exam 1
Terms in this set (16)
Health History Components
Chief Complaint (CC)
Present Illness (PI)
Past History (PH)
Review of System (ROS)
Family Medical History
Paroxysmal Abdominal Pain
Caused by too rapid eating, overeating, or swallowing excessive air
Failure to Thrive
Inadequate growth resulting from an inability to obtain or use calories required for growth
Anesthetic cream provides pain relief for children (placing IV's or drawing blood draws)
Postoperative Pain Tool : Rating scale of (0-2) in each category
Pain rating scale
Name 3 distress behaviors in the infant?
Facial expression of pain (brows lowered, eyes squeeze)
Body response of rigidity or thrashing
What are the two most important things for the newborns proper development?
Nutrition and sleep
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
Sudden death of an infant younger than 1 year usually happens during sleep
(brainstem abnormality in the neurologic regulation of cardiorespiratory control)
Which bones are responsible for growth?
Active growth takes place in the epiphyseal (end portions of the bone) growth plate
Milestone of weight for infant (0-6mos) ?
Birth weight doubles by 4-7 mos
Milestones of weight & height for infant (6-12mos) ?
Birth weight triples by 1 yr
Birth length increases by 50% by 1 yr
Milestones of weight & height for toddler (1-3yrs) ?
Birth weight quadruples by 2.5 yr
Height = 50% of adult height by 2 yr
Milestone of height of preschooler (3-6yrs) ?
Birth length doubles by 4 yrs
Milestone of height of school age child (6-12yrs) ?
Birth length triples by 13 yrs
Ability to know that object is still there even if they leave the visual field
Achieved by 19-24mos
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