Regular insulin will lower the blood glucose although

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Unformatted text preview: . Diabetes A blood glucose below 70 mg/dL indicates hypoglycemia. The child is attending an activity that is different from the normal routine at school. Insulin requirements change with unfamiliar situations. When signs of hypoglycemia occur, the child needs an immediate source of glucose. Regular insulin will lower the blood glucose. Although the child¶s mother will need to be notified of the occurrence, this is not the immediate action. There is no reason to take the child to the emergency department. 370. Dislocated Hip Buck¶s extension traction is a type of skin traction in which the legs are in an extended position. It is used primarily for short-term immobilization, such as in preoperative management of a child with a dislocated hip. A 90- to 90-degree femoral traction (option 2) is used for femur fractures. In this type of traction, the lower leg is put in a boot cast or supported in a sling, and a skeletal Steinmann pin or Kirschner wire is placed in the distal fragment of the fracture. Russell¶s...
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