The nurse is talking to a parent with a child who has a latex allergy.Which statement by the parent indicates she correctly understands the teaching?
A) "My child will have an allergic reaction if he comes in contact with yeast products."
B) "My child may have an upset stomach if he eats foods made with wheat or barley."
C) "My child will probably develop an allergy to peanuts."
D) "My child should not eat bananas or kiwis."
A latex allergy is suspected in a child with spina bifida.Which is an appropriate nursing intervention?
A) Avoid using any latex product.
B) Use only nonallergenic latex products.
C) Administer medication for long-term desensitization.
D) Teach the family about long-term management of asthma.
What clinical manifestation is suggestive of spinal muscular atrophy (Werdnig-Hoffmann disease)in an infant?
A) Hyperactive deep tendon reflexes
C) Lying in the frog position
D) Motor deficits on one side of body
A young boy has just been diagnosed with pseudohypertrophic (Duchenne)muscular dystrophy.What should the management plan include?
A) Recommend genetic counselling.
B) Explain that the disease is easily treated.
C) Suggest ways to limit the use of his muscles.
D) Assist the family in finding a nursing facility to provide his care.