Unformatted text preview: th transposition of the great arteries may receive prostaglandin E1 temporarily to
increase blood mixing if systemic and pulmonary mixing are inadequate to maintain adequate cardiac output. Options 1, 3, and 4
are incorrect. In addition, tet spells occur in tetralogy of Fallot.
241. Hirschsprung's Disease Hirschsprung¶s disease also known as congenital aganglionosis or megacolon. It is the result of an
absence of ganglion cells in the rectum and to varying degrees upward in the colon. Options 2, 3, and 4 are incorrect.
242. Imperforated Anus
A fresh colostomy stoma will be red and edematous, but this will decrease with time. The colostomy
site will then be pink without evidence of abnormal drainage, swelling, or skin breakdown. The nurse would document these
findings because this is a normal expectation. Options 1, 3, and 4 are inappropriate interventions.
243. Jaundice Jaundice, if present, is best assessed in the sclera, nail beds, and mucous membranes. Generalized jaundice will appear
in the skin throughout the body. Option...
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