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Unformatted text preview: e of 18 and 24 months. 23. Sleep A toddler should never be allowed to fall asleep with a bottle containing milk, juice, soda pop, or sweetened water because of the risk of nursing (bottle-mouth) caries. If a bottle is allowed at nap time or bedtime, it should contain only water. 24. Traction for Fracture In the preschooler, play is simple and imaginative and includes activities such as crayons and coloring books, puppets, felt and magnetic boards, and Play-Doh. A radio or sports video are most appropriate for the adolescent. Large picture books are most appropriate for the infant. 25. Sleep The adolescent needs about 8 hours of sleep per night. During this age, with an increase in social activities, school commitments, and possibly work activities, it is important that the adolescent receive enough sleep at night 26. Illness in Preschoolers Although the preschooler already may be spending some time away from parents at a day care center or preschool, illness adds a stressor that makes sepa...
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