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Unformatted text preview: nfant who is receiving ribavirin. Hand washing is absolutely necessary before leaving the room to prevent the spread of germs. 280. Inguinal Hernia With an inguinal hernia, inguinal swelling occurs when the infant cries or strains. Absence of this swelling would indicate resolution of this problem. Abdominal distention indicates a continuing gastrointestinal problem. A clean, dry incision refers to absence of wound infection after surgery. The flow of urine is not specific to an inguinal hernia. 281. Intussesception After hydrostatic reduction, the nurse observes for the passage of barium or water-soluble contrast material with stools. Options 1 and 2 are clinical indicators of intussusception. Option 4 is a sign of an unresolved gastrointestinal disorder. 282. Diabetes The glycosylated hemoglobin assay measures the glucose molecules that attach to the hemoglobin A molecules and remain there for the life of the red blood cell, approximately 120 days. This is not reversible and cannot be altered by human intervention. Daily glucose logs for the period are useful if they are ke...
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