Unformatted text preview: ose. Options 1, 2, and 3 are accurate instructions regarding the administration of this medication. In addition, the parents
should be instructed that if a dose is missed and is not identified until 4 hours later, the dose should not be administered.
94. Tricuspid Atresia Tricuspid Atresia ± In tricuspid atresia, no communication exists from the right atrium to the right ventricle.
Option 1 (single vessel overrides both ventricles) describes truncusarteriosus. Option 4 (no communication b/t systemic and
pulm circulation) describes transposition of the great arteries. Frequent episodes of hypercyanotic spells occur in tetralogy of
95. Kawasaki Disease
Kawasaki Disease ± Immune globulin is administered intravenously to the child with Kawasaki
disease to decrease the incidence of coronary artery lesions and aneurysms and to decrease fever and inflammation
96. Tetralogy of Fallot
Tetralogy of Fallot ± If a hypercyanotic spell occurs, the nurse immediately places the infant in a
knee-chest position. This position improves systemic arterial oxygen saturation.
CHF ± The early signs of congestive heart failure (CHF) include tachycardia,...
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