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Unformatted text preview: are great because the child is facing the developmental task of
trusting others. Options 3 and 4 may be issues if the child was older. No data in the question allow one to determine that siblings
Hypospadias is a congenital defect involving abnormal placement of the urethral orifice of the penis. In
hypospadias, the urethral orifice is located below the glans penis along the ventral surface. The infant should not be circumcised
because the dorsal foreskin tissue will be used for surgical repair of the hypospadias.
140. Bladder Exstrophy
In bladder exstrophy, the bladder is exposed and external to the body. The highest priority is impaired
tissue integrity related to the exposed bladder mucosa. Although the infant needs to be monitored for elimination patterns and
kidney function, option 3 is not a concern for this condition. Parental knowledge deficit related to the diagnosis and treatment of
the condition will need to be addressed but again is not the priority. Although infection...
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