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MC- Ch 21
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When preparing a 4-year-old child for a procedure, for pediatric nurse must be aware of the child's developmental status. Which nursing action demonstrates awareness of the child's developmental status?
Demonstrating the procedure on the child's teddy bear
The 10-year-old child is receiving preoperative teaching prior to a tonsillectomy. Which response by the nurse uses a developmentally appropriate explanation of the operation?
The doctor will give you special sleeping medicine before she operates
There are many myths regarding children and pain levels. Which statement regarding pain management in pediatrics is true?
The use of special pain scales allows children to better express their level of pain
The pediatric nurse uses the head-to-toe approach when conducting a physical assessment on an infant. Which sequence represents correct technique?
Head circumference, lung sounds, presence of bowel sounds, urine output
During a well-baby visit, the pediatric nurse initiates teaching related to health promotion and prevention of illness. Which nursing statement is appropriate to include in the teaching session?
Call the pediatrician if you notice a change in baby's activity level or feedings
The nurse is caring for a toddler hospitalized after a motor vehicle accident. Based on Erikson's developmental model, which behavior would you anticipate can occur as a result of the hospitalization?
Regression to a previous behavior
What is the nurse's responsibility in educating families about how to care for their child at home after minor surgery?
Teaching about the signs and symptoms of infection
A parent in the pediatric clinic states that she has been giving her 1-year-old aspirin for his fever. What response by the nurse is best?
Instruct the parent not to use aspirin on a child
A child with special needs has moved into the community. Which health-care resource should the school nurse direct the child's family toward?
A nurse is providing anticipatory guidance to the parents of an infant. The nurse explains that, for children of this age, the most common fatal injury is which of the following?
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