c25.rtf - Chapter 25 The Child with a Respiratory Disorder MULTIPLE CHOICE 1 What will the nurse tell parents of a child with a positive throat culture

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Chapter 25: The Child with a Respiratory Disorder MULTIPLE CHOICE 1.What will the nurse tell parents of a child with a positive throat culture for group A hemolytic streptococcus that the treatment is most likely to be? a.Acetaminophen and plenty of fluidsb.Oral penicillin for 10 daysc.Penicillin until his sore throat is goned.Streptococcus immunizationANS: BWhen a throat culture is positive for group A beta-hemolytic streptococcus, penicillin is administered for 10 days even if symptoms are alleviated before the medication is finished. DIF: Cognitive Level: Comprehension REF: Page 580 OBJ: N/A TOP: Acute Pharyngitis KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Physiological Integrity: Pharmacological Therapies 2.Which initial intervention will the nurse suggest to the parents of a child experiencing laryngeal spasm? DIF: Cognitive Level: Application REF: Page 582 OBJ: 5 TOP: Croup Syndromes KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Physiological Integrity: Basic Care and Comfort 3.The nurse would observe a child for frequent swallowing after a tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy (T&A). What might this indicate? DIF: Cognitive Level: Comprehension REF: Page 588 OBJ: 8 TOP: Tonsillitis and Adenoiditis KEY: Nursing Process Step: Data Collection MSC: NCLEX: Physiological Integrity: Reduction of Risk
4.What is the best choice for fluid replacement that the nurse can offer a child who has just had a tonsillectomy? DIF: Cognitive Level: Application REF: Page 588 OBJ: 8 TOP: Tonsillitis and Adenoiditis KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Physiological Integrity: Basic Care and Comfort

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