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N211: Health Differences Across the Lifespan I of 148 44. Which drug is contraindicated for a child with hemophilia because it inhibits platelet function? 45. Which nursing action should be included in the plan of care for an infant following the insertion of a ventriculoperitoneal shunt? 46. A mother is informed that her newborn has Down syndrome. The mother repeatedly asks, “Why did this happen?” Which is the nurse’s most appropriate intervention? 47. Which nursing diagnosis should receive priority for the newborn with a cleft lip and palate? 48. Which data in an infant’s health history is most consistent with diagnosis of Tay-Sach's disease? 49. A school-age child with muscular dystrophy is admitted to the hospital with pneumonia. During the initial interview, the mother says that she performs all the child’s treatments because the child is only comfortable with her giving the care. Which is the nurse’s best response? 50. Attainment of which patient outcome best affects the prognosis of a child with cystic fibrosis? 51. Which question is most important for the nurse to ask a patient before administering thrombolytic medication? (Cardiovascular Problems) 52. A patient suddenly develops chest pain and dyspnea. Which action is the nurse’s first priority? 53. A patient who has been admitted to the coronary care unit with myocardial infarction is very anxious. What is the rationale for initiating measures to reduce the patient’s anxiety? Achieve Page 138


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