Cardiac Lecture. Jan Bazner-Chandler CPNP, CNS, MSN, RN. Cardiac . Ball & Bindler. Health History. Family history of defects / early cardiac disease / siblings with defects Maternal history of stillborns or miscarriages - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
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CPNP, CNS, MSN, RN
Ball & Bindler
Clubbing of Fingers
Whaley & Wong
Nurse puts infant in knee-chest
position. Whaley & Wong
Child with a cyanotic heart
defect squats (assumes a knee-chest position) to relieve
cyanotic spells. Some times called “tet” spells. Ball & Bindler
Deoxygenated blood from the right side of the heart shunts to the left side of the heart and out into the body.
* Call physician before administering the drug.
Infants with cardiac
conditions often require
to provide sufficient
nutrients for growth.
Ball and Bindler