Pediatric Respiratory Disorders : Nursing Course


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

Cystic Fibrosis

Rationale: Chloride levels are elevated in the sweat of a child with cystic fibrosis. This is one of the most common tests performed to aid in the diagnosis of this disease.


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

Positive

Rationale: The next steps in caring for this child would be to isolate the child in a reverse airflow room, contact infection control in your facility and call the physician for further orders which would likely include a chest x-ray.


Cystic fibrosis does not effect this body system:

Cardiovascular system

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

Supine

Rationale:

SIDS occurs in the following age group of children:

Under 1 year old

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The following is not a symptom of asthma:

Chronic afternoon cough

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The following is not a type of pneumonia:

Meningococcal pneumonia

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The following statement about RSV is false:

It is transmitted through the air

Rationale:

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

Bronchodilation

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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

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