352 bladder exstrophy bladder exstrophy is a

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Unformatted text preview: e child a tub bath until the stent has been removed, to prevent infection. Diapers are placed on the child to prevent contamination of the surgical site. Toilet training should not be an issue during this stressful period. Fluids should be encouraged to maintain hydration. 352. Bladder Exstrophy Bladder exstrophy is a congenital anomaly characterized by the extrusion of the urinary bladder to the outside of the body through a defect in the lower abdominal wall. The cause is not known, and a higher incidence is seen in males. Options 1, 2, and 3 are not characteristics of this disorder. 24 353. Growth Hormone Deficiency Synthetic growth hormone comes in a powdered form that must be diluted for administration. It is given as a subcutaneous injection six or seven times per week as prescribed at bedtime. Parents are taught that once diluted, the hormone preparation is to be stored at 36° to 46° F (refrigerated). Injection sites should be rotated. Therefore, option 1 is correct. 354. Diabetes Isophane insulin (NPH) is an intermediate-acting insulin and peaks in approximately 6 to 12 hours. It would peak before supper i...
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