SOLUTIONS TO EXERCISES, LESSON 3
You are correct if you listed any four of the following:
In proportion to their respective bodies, a child's head is larger than an adult's
A baby's temperature control mechanism is immature and unstable.
Children have smaller airways with more soft tissue and a narrowing at the
The tracheal opening and the esophagal openings of children are closer
together than the same openings in adults.
Children dehydrate easily.
Children have less blood than adults.
Children have faster heart rates than adults.
The extremities of children are likely to appear mottled because of an
immature temperature control rather than the result of poor circulation.
Children have more skin surface area in relation to body weight than adults.
A child has less muscle and fat mass than an adult.
A child's abdominal organs are relatively larger than an adult's.
A child's diaphragm is lower than the diaphragm of an adult.
paras 3-2a through l)
Two to three years.
Infants; 6 to 24 months of age.
6 to 24 months.
Four to five years. (paras 3-4b(1) and (2), c(1)(a) and (b), c(1)(a)4., c(1)(b)3.,
para 3-4d(1), (3))
Be calm, patient, and gentle.
Be honest. Never lie to a child patient.
Try not to separate the child from his parents. (paras 3-6a through c)
A -- VI
B -- VII
C -- V
D -- I
E -- II
F -- IV
G -- III
(paras 3-9, 3-10, 3-10a(3), a(6)(c) NOTE, 3-12, 3-13, 3-15, 3-16, 3-17)
Epiglottitis. (para 3-11)
Bronchiolitis. (paras 3-14b(1) through (3))