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DIF:Cognitive Level: ApplyingREF:p. 1622TOP:Integrated Process: Teaching/LearningMSC:Client Needs: Physiological Integrity8.A child, age 3 years, has cerebral palsy (CP) and is hospitalized for orthopedic surgery. Hismother says he has difficulty swallowing and cannot hold a utensil to feed himself. He isslightly underweight for his height. What is the most appropriate nursing action related tofeeding this child?a.Bottleor tube feed him a specialized formula until he gains sufficient weight.b.Stabilize his jaw with caregiver’s hand (either from a front or side position) tofacilitate swallowing.c.Place him in a well-supported, semireclining position.d.Place him in a sitting position with his neck hyperextended to make use of gravityflow.ANS: BJaw control is compromised in many children with CP. More normal control is achieved if thefeeder stabilizes the oral mechanisms from the front or side of the face. Bottle or tube feedingwill not improve feeding without jaw support. The semireclining position and hyperextendedneck position increase the chances of aspiration.
DIF:Cognitive Level: ApplyingREF:p. 1625TOP:Nursing Process: ImplementationMSC:Client Needs: Physiological Integrity9.An 8-year-old girl with moderate cerebral palsy (CP) recently began joining a regularclassroom for part of the day. Her mother asks the school nurse about joining the after-schoolGirl Scout troop. The nurse’s response should be based on which knowledge?
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