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21.The nurse is working with a small child who is in Bryant’s traction. During the initial assessment ofthe shift, the nurse will make certain that:a.the child is in Sims’ positionb.only one leg is suspendedc.the child’s buttocks are off the bedd.the legs are flexed slightly less than 180 degreesANS: CFeedbackAIncorrect. The child in Bryant’s traction is in a supine position with both legs flexed at90 degrees.BIncorrect. Both legs are always suspended in this type of traction, even if just one isbroken.CCorrect.During the initial assessment of the shift, the nurse will make certain that thechild’s buttocks are off the bed.DIncorrect. The child in Bryant’s traction has both legs flexed at 90 degrees, not slightlyless than 180 degrees.
PTS:1REF:p. 1306 - Musculoskeletal InjuriesOBJ:Cognitive Level: Application22.The nurse is working with a client who is in cervical traction. How much should the head of the bed beelevated?
CIncorrect. A child in cervical traction should have the head of the bed elevated 20-30degrees, not 70-90 degrees, to maintain alignment.DIncorrect. A child in cervical traction should have the head of the bed elevated 20-30degrees, not 95-120 degrees, to maintain alignment.PTS:1REF:p. 1307 - Musculoskeletal InjuriesOBJ:Cognitive Level: Comprehension23.The nurse is working with a child who is experiencing a complication of fractures known ascompartment syndrome. Which of the following signs and symptoms is this child most likely to have?

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Term
Summer
Professor
Roberts
Tags
Bone fracture, Compartment syndrome

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