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tract. Neutropenic precautions are instituted when a child has a low neutrophil count.
45. Autism Autistic disorder is a complex childhood disorder that involves abnormalities in behavior, social interactions, and
communication. Autistic children are unable to relate to persons or to respond to social and emotional cues. Characteristically,
these children engage in repetitive behaviors, including head banging, twirling in circles, biting themselves, and flapping their
hands or arms. Abnormal communication patterns include verbal and nonverbal communication. 3 46. Abuse: Sexual The most likely assessment findings in sexual abuse include difficulty walking or sitting; torn, stained, or
bloody underclothing; pain, swelling, or itching of the genitals; and bruises, bleeding, or lacerations in the genital or anal area.
Poor hygiene may indicate physical neglect. Bald spots on the scalp and fear of the parents most likely are associated with
47. Abuse: Physical The primary legal nursing responsibility when ch...
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