A referral to a specialty clinic should not be made solely on the basis of the

A referral to a specialty clinic should not be made

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cause the delays to become more severe. A referral to a specialty clinicshould not be made solely on the basis of the parent-completedquestionnaire but only after further evaluation of possible delays. 1.4. When formulating developmental diagnoses for pediatricpatients, the primary care pediatric nurse practitioner may usewhich resource?
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1. 5.The primary care pediatric nurse practitioner is evaluating healthliteracy in the mother of a new preschool-age child. How will thenurse practitioner assess this? 1. 6. The primary care pediatric nurse practitioner learns that themother of a 3-year-old child has been treated for depression for over5 years. Which aspect of this child’s development will be of themost concern to the nurse practitioner? 7.The primary care pediatric nurse practitioner sees a 3-year-oldchild who chronically withholds stools, in spite of the parents’attempts to stop the behavior, requiring frequent treatments withlaxative medications. Which diagnosis will the nurse practitioner useto facilitate third-party reimbursement? a.a.Altered elimination patternb.b.Elimination disorderc.c.Encopresisd.d.Parenting alteration
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ANS: CEncopresis is a medical diagnosis, classified in the ICD-10-CM, and isrecognized for reimbursement purposes. “Altered elimination pattern”and “Parenting alteration” are NANDA International diagnoses and arenot recognized for reimbursement. “Elimination disorder” is adevelopmental diagnosis.
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