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6. The primary care pediatric nurse practitioner is treating a toddler who has a lower respiratory tract illness with a low-grade fever. The child is eating and taking fluids well and has normal oxygen saturations in the clinic. The nurse practitioner suspects that the child has a viral pneumonia and will A. order an antiviral medication and schedule a follow up appointment.B. prescribe a broad-spectrum antibiotic until the lab results are received.C. teach the parents symptomatic care and order labs to help with the diagnosis. CorrectD. write a prescription for an antibiotic to be given if the child’s condition worsens. 7. The single mother of a 4yearold who attends day care tells the primary care pediatric nurse practitioner that she had difficulty giving her child a twice daily amoxicillin for 10 days to treat otitis media during a previous episode several months earlier because she works two jobs and is too busy. The child has an ear infection in the clinic today. What will the nurse practitioner do?
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8. The parent of a school age child who has asthma tells the primary care pediatric nurse practitioner that the child often comes home from school with severe wheezing after gym class and needs to use his metered dose inhaler right away. What will the nurse practitioner do? Chapter 41. Genitourinary Disorders Questions 1. A 30monthold girl who has been toilet trained for 6 months has daytime enuresis and dysuria and a low-grade fever. A dipstick urinalysis is negative for leukocyte esterase and nitrites. What is the next step? 2. The clean catch urine specimen of a child with dysuria, frequency, and fever has a colony count between 50,000 and 100,000 of E. coli. What is the treatment for this child? A. Obtain a complete blood count and C-reactive protein. B. Perform sensitivity testing before treating with antibiotics. C. Repeat the culture if symptoms persist or worsen. D. Treat with antibiotics for urinary tract infection. Correct
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