Unformatted text preview: ical manifestations specifically associated with Hodgkin¶s disease include painless, firm, and
movable adenopathy in the cervical and supraclavicular areas. Hepatosplenomegaly also is noted. Although fever, malaise,
anorexia, and weight loss are associated with Hodgkin¶s disease, these manifestations are seen in many disorders.
186. Brain Tumor
Colorless drainage on the dressing indicates the presence of cerebrospinal fluid and should be reported to the
physician immediately. Options 2, 3, and 4 are inaccurate nursing interventions, because they do not address the need for
immediate intervention to prevent complications.
187. Brain Tumor
The child is never placed in Trendelenburg¶s position because it increases intracranial pressure (ICP) and the
risk of bleeding. In the event of shock, the physician is notified immediately before changing the child¶s position or increasing
intravenous fluids. Increasing intravenous fluids can cause an increase in ICP.
188. Wilms' Tumor Wilms¶ tumor, or nephroblastoma, is the most common renal tumor in children. Arising from the ren...
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