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Linnard-Palmer/Haile Coats 20-1 Safe Maternity and Pediatric Nursing Care, 2e Study Guide Answers Chapter 20 Study Guide Answers LEARN TO C.U.S. Answer to Short Answer Question The pediatric nurse working in homecare for children with chronic health conditions or disabilities is visiting a family whose child is experiencing mild respiratory distress, low-grade fevers, and fatigue. The child has a history of cystic fibrosis, which has required several inpatient stays in the last few years. Upon assessment, the nurse finds the child with clinical signs of dehydration (turgor with slight tenting and dry mucus membranes), increased work of breathing, and an oral temperature of 100.8°F. The mother states that she can manage the child at home and plans on continuing the antibiotics prescribed for the child during the last clinic visit 6 days ago. What concerns do you have for this situation? How might you address your concerns with the mother?
CONCEPTUAL CORNERSTONE: DEVELOPMENT Answers to True or False Questions 1. T 2. F
Linnard-Palmer/Haile Coats 20-2 Safe Maternity and Pediatric Nursing Care, 2e Study Guide Answers 3. T Answers to Matching Exercise 1. F 2. E 3. A 4. G TEAM WORKS Answer to Short Answer Question

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