A nurse is preparing a teaching program for a parenting group about preventing

A nurse is preparing a teaching program for a

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40.A nurse is preparing a teaching program for a parenting group about preventing foreign body aspiration. What information would the nurse include? A)Avoid giving popcorn to children younger than the age of 2 years.B)Withhold peanuts from children until they are at least 5 years of age.C)If an object fits through a standard toilet paper roll, the child can aspirate it.D)Keep pennies and dimes out of the child's reach; quarters do not pose a problem.Ans: CFeedback:Items smaller than 1.25 inches (3.2 cm) can be aspirated easily. A simple way for parents to estimate the safe size of a small item or toy piece is to gauge its size against a standard toilet paper roll, which is generally about 1.5 inches in diameter. If it fits through the roll, it can be aspirated. Popcorn and peanuts should not be given to childrenuntil they are at least 3 years old. All coins should be kept out of the reach of children.
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Origin:††Chapter†18,†16 41.A child with a pneumothorax has a chest tube attached to a water seal system. When assessing the child, the nurse notices that the chest tube has become disconnected from the drainage system. What would the nurse do first? Origin:††Chapter†18,†17 42.A nurse is preparing a teaching plan for the family of a child with allergic rhinitis. Whendescribing the immune reaction that occurs, the nurse would identify the role of which immunoglobulin? Origin:††Chapter†18,†18 43.A group of nursing students are reviewing the medications used to treat asthma. The students demonstrate understanding of the information when they identify which agent as appropriate for an acute episode of bronchospasm?
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  • Loraine Tinsley
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