COMPREHENSIVE QUESTIONNAIRE 2-numbers1-50

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COMPREHENSIVE QUESTIONNAIRE 2 Children with disorders of the eyes. Children with Strabismus 1. Nurse Anne is assessing Rommel, 2 years old, for structural problems involving his eyes. She correctly concludes that Rommel may have strabismus, if the following is observed: a. Rommel often seen holding his ears b. Rommel has difficulty of articulation c. Rommel has eye discharges d. Rommel frequently tilts the head to see SQC/AN Answer. D Nurse may suspect cross eyes/strabismus when child frequently tilts the head to see or closes one eye to see, squints and verbalized frequent headache and dizziness. Diagnostic exam includes Hirschberg test (corneal light reflex) reveals unequal alignment of pupils. Another diagnostic test is cover test. This test would also reveal deviation of eyes. Esotropia- inward deviation of eyes; exotropia- outward deviation of eyes. Letter A and B, ears and articulation are not affected. 2. The visual assessment detected strabismus, left esotropia. Nurse Anne provides instruction to Rommel’s mother regarding eye patching to manage strabismus. The teaching has been effective if the mother does the following; HE/E 3. Nurse Anne is counseling the mother about the importance of eye correction for strbismus early in life. She explains that untreated disorder could result to: HE/AN
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