Unformatted text preview: th the child to
reduce the risk of injury and allow for observation and timing of the seizure.
255. Ewing Sarcoma Following amputation, phantom limb pain is a temporary condition that some children may experience. This
sensation of burning, aching, or cramping in the missing limb is most distressing to the child. The child needs to be reassured
that the condition is normal and only temporary. Options 2, 3 and 4 are not appropriate responses to the child.
256. Anemia Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) increases the absorption of iron by the body. The mother should be instructed to administer
the medication with a citrus fruit or juice high in vitamin C. From the options presented, option 4 is the option that identifies the
food highest in vitamin C.
257. Esophageal Atresia
In the immediate postoperative period, the gastrostomy tube is elevated, allowing gastric contents to
pass into the small intestine and air to escape. This promotes comfort and decreases the risk of leakage at the anastomosis.
Options 1, 2, and 3 a...
View Full Document
This document was uploaded on 03/29/2014.
- Spring '14