Alteration in Respiratory Function . Jan Bazner-Chandler RN, MSN, CNS, CPNP. Allergic Rhinitis. Assessment. Itching of nose, eyes, and throat Sneezing and stuffiness Watery nasal discharge / post nasal drip Watery eyes Swelling around the eyes. Assessment. Allergic Shiner.
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Jan Bazner-Chandler RN, MSN, CNS, CPNP
Children more prone to sinusitis: children with asthma
and cystic fibrosis.
“Kissing tonsils” occur when the tonsils are so enlarged they touch each other.
Bowden & Greenberg
Peak flow meters are used to measure
PEFR and are designed for monitoring purposes rather than diagnosis of asthma.
Pediatric Nursing January/February 1999
It occurs in newborns who are born prematurely and or have a variety of pulmonary disorders and who require ventilatory support with high pressure and oxygen in the first 2 weeks of life.