Pediatric Renal and Urinary Disorders : Nursing Course


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The following intervention is very important for a child with bladder exstrophy:

Preventing the bladder from drying

Rationale: Administration of antibiotics, monitoring urinalysis results and providing emotional support for the patient and parents are all important interventions with bladder exstrophy but maintaining the integrity of the bladder tissue is the priority nursing intervention.


Corticosteroid therapy, immunosuppressant therapy and albumin therapy are correct interventions for children with nephrotic syndrome but the following therapy is not appropriate:

IV fluid therapy

Rationale: Because a child's kidneys already aren't functioning to remove excess body fluid in this disorder, more fluids should not be given to the child.


For a child with a stent as treatment for epispadias, the following should be included in the parents instructions:

Tub baths should be avoided until stent is removed

Rationale:

A diet low in sodium is not necessarily appropriate for:

Enuresis

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Treatment for cryptorchidism is done by the age of:

2 years

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A key sign of nephrotic syndrome in a child is:

Periorbital edema

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You are assigned to the genitourinary ward and you see your pediatric patient has had an antistreptolysin O titer drawn. You suspect the patient may have:

glomerulonephritis

Rationale:

When a child is diagnosed with glomerulonephritis, the caregiver should be asked if the child has had what illness in the past 2-3 weeks:

Strep throat

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When a child has hypospadias, their urethra:

Is located at the bottom of their penis

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Nephrotic Syndrome does not consist of:

Increased urine output

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