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Maternity and Pediatric Nursing - Third EditionChapter 41 Nursing Care of the Child With an Alteration in Perfusion / Cardiovascular Disorder 1.The nurse is conducting a physical examination of a child with a ventricular septal defect. Which finding would the nurse expect to assess?A)Right ventricular heaveB)Holosystolic harsh murmur along the left sternal borderC)Fixed split-second heart soundD)Systolic ejection murmur2.The nurse is administering digoxin as ordered and the child vomits the dose. What should the nurse do next?3.The nurse is caring for an infant with suspected patent ductus arteriosus. Which of the following assessment findings would the nurse identify as helping to confirm this suspicion?4.The nurse is conducting a physical examination of a child with a suspected cardiovascular disorder. Which of the following findings would the nurse most likely expect to assess if the child had transposition of the great vessels?Page 1
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5.The nurse is assessing a child with suspected infective endocarditis. Which of the following assessment findings would the nurse interpret as a sign of extracardiac emboli?A)PruritusB)Roth spotsC)Delayed capillary refillD)Erythema marginatum
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  • Fall '19
  • Cardiology, Congenital heart defect, Congenital heart disease, Ductus Arteriosus, Heart murmur, Hypoplastic left heart syndrome

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