Unformatted text preview: rforated Anus
After surgical intervention for imperforate anus, a side-lying position with the legs flexed or a prone
position to keep the hips elevated can reduce edema and pressure on the surgical site. Options 1, 2, and 3 are incorrect positions.
300. Jaundice The parents of a child should be told that the jaundice may appear to get worse before it resolves. Options 1, 2, and 3 are
incorrect and inappropriate responses.
301. Diarrhea If mild diarrhea occurs in a child younger than 2 years of age, a soft diet is advised as long as the child is tolerating
solids. The ABCs (applesauce, strained bananas, and strained carrots), rice, potatoes, and other bland foods without dairy
products are advised. Extra fluids may also be needed and may be given by adding 1 to 2 ounces of additional water to each
bottle of formula or juice.
302. Cleft Palate
The mother needs to be instructed that straws, pacifiers, spoons, and fingers must be kept away from the
child¶s mouth for 7 to 10 days. Additionally,...
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- Spring '14