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Unformatted text preview: se the child is normally diaphoretic during exacerbation. The normal pulse rate in a 10-year-old is 70 to 110 beats/min. The
normal respiratory rate in a 10-year-old is 16 to 20 breaths/min.
Pneumonia ± Splinting of the affected side by lying on that side may decrease discomfort. To advise the
mother to increase the dose or frequency of the acetaminophen is inappropriate. Lying on the left side will not be helpful in
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) ± Nurses should encourage parents to place
the infant on the back (supine) for sleep. The infant may have the ability to turn to a prone position from the side-lying position.
Infants in the prone position (on the stomach) may be unable to move their heads to the side, thus increasing the risk of
Cystic Fibrosis Cystic Fibrosis ± In a sweat test, sweating is stimulated on the child¶s forearm with pilocarpine, the sample is
collected on absorbent material, and the amounts of sodium and chloride are measured. A sa...
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