Chp 51 Remed.docx - The nurse working in orthopedics knows that a torsional deformity is a musculoskeletal condition in which the bone is"twisted You

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The nurse working in orthopedics knows that a torsional deformity is a musculoskeletal condition in which the bone is "twisted." You Selected: True Correct response: True Explanation: A torsional deformity is a musculoskeletal condition in which the bone is "twisted." Such twisting can occur in the femur or tibia. Reference: Pillitteri, A. Maternal and Child Health Nursing , 7 th ed., Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014, Chapter 51: Nursing Care of a Family When a Child Has a Musculoskeletal Disorder, p. 1503. Question 2 See full question A neonatal nurse examines an infant and notes decreased hip motion that causes pain upon movement. This nurse suspects Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease, a common pediatric hip disorder that causes pain and decreased hip motion, possibly leading to a femoral head deformity. Correct response: True Explanation: Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease is a common pediatric hip disorder that causes pain and decreased hip motion, possibly leading to a femoral head deformity. It has an incidence of 1 per 1,200 live births, with some hereditary factors influencing incidence. Reference: Pillitteri, A. Maternal and Child Health Nursing , 7 th ed., Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014, Chapter 51: Nursing Care of a Family When a Child Has a Musculoskeletal Disorder, p. 1504. Question 3 See full question The nurse is caring for a group of children on the pediatric unit. The nurse should collect further data and explore the possibility of child abuse in which situation? You Selected: A 7-year-old with a spiral fracture of the humerus, which the caregiver reports as having been caused when the child was hit by a bat swung by a Little League teammate.
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Correct response: A 7-year-old with a spiral fracture of the humerus, which the caregiver reports as having been caused when the child was hit by a bat swung by a Little League teammate. Explanation: Spiral fractures, which twist around the bone, are frequently associated with child abuse and are caused by a wrenching force. When a broken bone penetrates the skin, the fracture is called compound, or open. A simple, or closed, fracture is a single break in the bone without penetration of the skin. In a greenstick fracture, the bone bends and often just partially breaks. Question 4 The nurse is working with a group of caregivers of school-aged children discussing fractures. The nurse explains that if the fragments of fractured bone are separated, the fracture is said to be: Correct response: Complete Explanation: If the fragments of fractured bone are separated, the fracture is said to be complete. If fragments remain partially joined, the fracture is termed incomplete. Greenstick fractures are one kind of incomplete fracture, caused by incomplete ossification, common in children. Spiral fractures twist around the bone.
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  • Spring '17
  • Acevedo
  • Orthopedic surgery, Bone fracture, Child Health Nursing

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