Immediate physician notification is not required

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Unformatted text preview: of Fallot Children with tetralogy of Fallot, or with physiology similar to that seen with this disorder, may experience hypercyanotic episodes, or ³tet spells.´ These episodes are characterized by increased respiratory rate and depth and increased hypoxia. Immediate physician notification is not required unless other appropriate nursing interventions are unsuccessful. Options 3 and 4 are unrelated to tetralogy of Fallot. 310. Heart Surgery After heart surgery, the child may return to school in 3 weeks but needs to go half-days for the first few days. The mother also should be told that that the child cannot participate in physical education for 2 months. Options 1, 2, and 4 are incorrect. 311. Safety Medicine should not be referred to as candy. Home safety measures are simple but important. Medications should be stored in child-proof containers. The number of tablets in a container should be limited. Toxic substances should be labeled with green poison stickers on them and should be placed in a locked a...
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