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17 249 myringotomy a myringotomy is the insertion of

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Unformatted text preview: ing the facial nerve in the region of the parotid gland. Trousseau¶s sign is a sign for tetany in which carpal spasm can be elicited by compressing the upper arm and causing ischemia to the nerves distally. 17 249. Myringotomy A myringotomy is the insertion of tympanoplasty tubes into the middle ear to equalize pressure and keep the ear aerated. The size and appearance of the tympanostomy tubes should be described to the parents after surgery. They should be reassured that if the tubes fall out, it is not an emergency, but that the physician should be notified. 250. Vomiting The vomiting child should be placed in an upright or side-lying position to prevent aspiration. Options 2, 3, and 4 will place the child at risk for aspiration if vomiting occurs. 251. Cleft lip Cleft lip repair is usually performed during the first few weeks of life. Early repair may improve bonding and makes feeding much easier. Revisions may be required at a later age. Options 1, 2, and 4 are incorrect 252. Intussesception Intussusceptio...
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