Pediatric Neurological and Psychosocial Disorders : Nursing Course


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A bulging fontanel is a sign of:

Increased intracranial pressure

Rationale: Confusion, seizures, an elevated BP and temperature can also be signs of increased intracranial pressure. A sunken fontanel is a sign of dehydration.


A child diagnosed with meningitis should be in isolation for:

24 hours after antibiotics are administered

Rationale: Antibiotics kill the virus or bacteria enough to prevent spreading it to others. Isolation isn't necessary after the initial 24 hours of antibiotic administration.


A major symptom of Reye's Syndrome is:

Persistant vomiting

Rationale:

Aspirin should not be given to children because it can cause the following condition:

Reye's Syndrome

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Autism generally affects this type of skill:

Communicating

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Signs of emotional abuse against a child include all of the following except:

Difficulty walking

Rationale:

The nurse should protect the sac of a patient with spina bifida by:

Covering it with a sterile, moist dressing

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The nurse you are taking over for states your patient is in an opisthotonos position. This is:

An exaggerated arching of the back

Rationale:

Tourette's disorder appears by this age:

15 years old

Rationale:

Your pediatric patient has a petechial rash, a high-pitched cry and nuchal rigidity. You suspect:

Meningitis

Rationale:

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