Pediatric Respiratory Disorders : Nursing Course


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The following is not a type of pneumonia:

Meningococcal pneumonia

Rationale: Bacterial, aspiration and pneumococcal pneumonia should all be treated immediately as any of these can lead to death. Aspiration pneumonia occurs when food, saliva, a beverage, etc. goes into the lungs instead of down the esophagus. Bacterial and pneumococcal pneumonia are caused by germs.


SIDS occurs in the following age group of children:

Under 1 year old

Rationale: SIDS, also known as sudden infant death syndrome, occurs in children under 1 year of old. Although the cause is unknown, it is believed to be related to respiratory problems.


The following statement about RSV is false:

It is transmitted through the air

Rationale:

An induration of 10mm for a mantoux test result on a 2 year old child is considered:

Positive

Rationale:

A sweat chloride test is administered to assist in the diagnosis of what disease?

Cystic Fibrosis

Rationale:

This is not a sign of respiratory distress in a child:

Bronchodilation

Rationale:

Why shouldn't pregnant women be assigned to take care of a child with RSV?

It's treatment isn't safe for pregnant women to be around

Rationale:

Cystic fibrosis does not effect this body system:

Cardiovascular system

Rationale:

The following is not a symptom of asthma:

Chronic afternoon cough

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Infants should be placed in this position when sleeping to prevent SIDS:

Supine

Rationale:

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