Chapter 40: Nursing Care of the Child With a Respiratory Disorder
1. Gloria is an 8-year-old girl who is admitted to the pediatric unit with a history of cystic fibrosis and difficulty breathing. (Learning Objectives 3, 4, and 6)
a. What would the nurse know to include in the health history?
b. When conducting a physical assessment on Gloria, what will the nurse do in relation to the child’s cystic fibrosis?
c. What tests would the nurse expect to be ordered for Gloria?
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