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22.Which of the following is the most appropriate intervention for a child experiencing a seizure?Prepare to administer intranasal midazolam Midazolam has gained favor because of its ease of use and quick onset of action.Place the child in a prone position Patients experiencing a seizure should be placed in a side-lyingposition.Prepare to administer rectal diazepam Diazepam may be an option for seizure management, but intranasal midazolam has gained favor because of its ease of use and quick onset of action.Place the child in a supine position Patients experiencing a seizure should be placed in a side-lying position.23.
A nurse providing crisis intervention to the family of a seriously ill child can best keep the family informed of the child's condition by doing which of the following?Referring to their child as "the patient". This will make the family feel disconnected from staff.Appointing one staff member to communicate with them. This will help create a solid patient-staff bond and facilitate communication.Placing the family in a secluded room. This will make the family feel alone.Telling the family how they should feel. This will upset the family.24.Which of the following interventions would the nurse anticipate for a pediatric patient with a fever and a history of a hematologic or oncologic condition?Oral ibuprofen Medications that may increase bleeding are avoided in this patient population.Placement in a negative pressure room Neutropenic precautions would include placing the patient in a positive pressure room if available. Negative pressure rooms are used to prevent the patient's pathogens from entering the facility's air circulation.Rectal acetaminophen Rectal medications are avoided due to the increased risk of bleeding and infection in this patient population.Intravenous antibiotics This patient population is at risk for life-threatening sepsis, and treatment with intravenous antibiotics is indicated.25.
A trauma patient is noted to have external rotation and shortening of the left lower extremity and pain with palpation of the pelvis after being ejected from a motorcycle. Which of the following assessment findings is most concerning for a potentially life-threatening condition?
Diminished tactile sensation to the left lower extremity While diminished sensation to an Tenderness to palpation of left iliac crest Tenderness to palpation of the pelvis should increase Open wound to left lower extremity with no active bleeding An open wound is an important Bony crepitus and instability with gentle anteroposterior compression of the iliac extremity is an important and relevant assessment finding for this patient, it is unlikely to represent a potentially life-threatening condition.suspicion of underlying injury, but it is not specifically associated with potentially life-threatening associated injuries.assessment finding but does not represent a potentially life-threatening condition.crests