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Unformatted text preview: may be needed, but it is not necessary to report to the emergency department.
Glucagon is not administered if shakiness is felt but is used in an unconscious client or a client unable to swallow who is
experiencing a hypoglycemic reaction.
Because the kidneys are located in the flank region of the body, trauma to the back area can cause the presence
of hematuria, particularly in the child with hemophilia. The nurse would be most concerned about the child¶s airway and
respiratory rate if the child sustained an injury to the neck region. Headache and slurred speech are associated with head trauma.
291. Heat Loss
Heat loss occurs by four different mechanisms. In conduction, heat loss occurs when the infant is on a cold
surface, such as a table. Evaporation of moisture from a wet body surface dissipates heat along with the moisture. In convection, 20 air moving across the infant¶s skin will transfer heat to the air. Radiation occurs when heat from the body surface radiates to the
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