Discharge planning is being finalized for a neonate

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Question 72: Discharge planning is being finalized for a neonate who was born at 32 weeks' gestation and was diagnosed with retinopathy of prematurity. What should the nurse tell the parents? educational plan with the school nurse." Correct response: "An ophthalmologist will examine the baby before discharge." Explanation: An ophthalmologist commonly examines neonates with retinopathy of prematurity before discharge. Serial eye examinations are then necessary to determine the extent of damage. An opt ... (more) Remediation:
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Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) screening, assisting, neonatal
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  • Spring '16
  • Catherine McClendon
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