The presence of petechiae in the sclera is an

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Unformatted text preview: will check the child¶s LOC and also will look for signs of irritability, vomiting, and lethargy. Color, motion, and sensation of the extremities are concerns in a neurovascular assessment. Changes in pupillary reaction most often are noted in conditions related to increased intracranial pressure. The presence of petechiae in the sclera is an objective sign of leukemia. 376. Safety A leading causes of accidental death in the adolescent population is improper use of firearms. Before implementing firearm safety goals, the nurse needs to obtain baseline data about a firearm safety history, which is done in option 3. Option 2 may then be indicated. Option 1 may or may not be effective at some point for this client. Option 4 is unreasonable. 377. Down's Syndrome Children with Down syndrome have an increased risk for developing leukemia compared with the average child. The other statements also could be true, but the nurse should first gather baseline data to determine the cause of the bruising before making other assumptions. 378. Cerebral Palsy...
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