Gastrointestinal. Common GI disorders in Children. Obesity Anorexia Nervosa Bulimia Cleft lip/Cleft palate GER Pyloric Stenosis. Intussusception Hirschprung’s Disease Celiac disease Giardiasis Pin worm Diarrhea. Eating Disorders. Overweight and Obesity.
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Binge eating followed by depression and activities to control weight gain
environmental and genetic
hypertrophied muscle of the pylorus is grossly enlarged
leads to delayed stomach emptying
episodes of vomiting and
explosive, watery diarrhea with fever
Infants & young children:
Treatment Flagyl x 7 days)
Provide preventative education
Oral rehydration therapy: (Pedialyte)
The nurse has completed discharge teaching on the dietary regimen of a child with celiac disease. The nurse recognized that client education has been successful when the mother states that the child must comply with the gluten-free diet:
An 18-month child with a history of cleft lip and palate has been admitted for palate surgery. The nurse would provide which explanation about why a toothbrush should not be used immediately after surgery?
While gathering admission data on a 2 year old child, the nurse notes all the following abnormal findings. Which finding is related to a diagnosis of Hirschsprung’s disease? (Select all that apply)
A 6-week-old infant is brought to the pediatrician’s office with a history of frequent vomiting after feeding and failure to gain weight. The diagnosis of GER is made and discharge instructions are planned. The nurse should include to teach the parents to:
A child who underwent cleft palate repair has just returned form surgery with elbow restraints in place. The parents question why their child must have the restraints. The nurse would give which of the following as the best explanation to the parents?
The nurse is caring for an infant vomiting secondary to pyloric stenosis. The mother questions why the vomitus of this child’s looks different from that of her other children when they are ill. The nurse would best explain that the emesis of an infant with pyloric stenosis does not contain bile b/c: