8. What is an expected assessment finding in a child with coarctation of the aorta?a. Orthostatic hypotensionb. Systolic hypertension in the lower extremitiesc. Blood pressure higher on the left side of the bodyd. Disparity in blood pressure between the upper and lower extremitiesANS: D9. A child with pulmonary atresia exhibits cyanosis with feeding. On reviewing this child’s laboratory values, the nurse is not surprised to notice which abnormality?10. Which statement made by a parent indicates understanding of restrictions for a child after cardiac surgery?11. A child had an aortic stenosis defect surgically repaired 6 months ago. Which antibiotic prophylaxis is indicated for an upcoming tonsillectomy?12. The nurse discovers a heart murmur in an infant 1 hour after birth. She is aware that fetal shunts are closed in the neonate at what point?a. When the umbilical cord is cutb. Within several days of birthc. Within a month after birthd. By the end of the first year of lifeANS: B13. When assessing a child for possible congenital heart defects (CHDs), where should the nurse measure blood pressure?14. What is the nurse’s first action when planning to teach the parents of an infant with a CHD?
15. Before preparing a teaching plan for the parents of an infant with ductus arteriosus, it is important that the nurse understands this condition. Which statement best describes patent ductus arteriosus?
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- Fall '17
- Julie Gwin
- Cardiology, Congenital heart defect, Congenital heart disease, Ductus Arteriosus