1. Which of the following is a sign of respiratory difficulty?
    1. Retractions
    2. Rhinorrhea
    3. Cyanosis
    4. Cough
  2. You have a patient with Crohn's Disease. Which of the following diet would be most appropriate for them to eat?

    C) Small, frequent meals of high-protein, high-calorie foods
  3. Which of the following is the most common chronic disease of childhood?

    D) Asthma
  4. You are the nurse in a busy pediatric emergency room. A 3-wk old child is brought in with a 4-day history of vomiting. Per the parents, the patient usually vomits 30-45 minutes after a feed, but the vomited formula has minimal curdling and is not bilious. As you are gathering your admission history, the patient vomits, sending a stream of formula to the foot of the bed about 3 feet away from the patient's head.
    You suspect that your patient likely has:

    C) Pyloric stenosis
  5. What is a potential complication when children have respiratory tract infections and are febrile or anorexic, especially when vomiting or diarrhea is present?

    A) Dehydration
  6. Which is the most common cause of serious gastroenteritis among children?

    D) rotavirus
  7. Which abdominal disorder is the most common cause of emergency abdominal surgery in the United States?

    D) Appendicitis
  8. TRUE OR FALSE: Infants are obligatory mouth breathers.
    A) True
    B) False
    B) False
  9. Which of the following disorders is characterized by a failure to pass meconium within the first 24-48 hours of life?

    A) Hirschsprung's disease
  10. Which of the following is not associated with cystic fibrosis?

    C) Endocrine gland dysfunction
  11. TRUE OR FALSE: Patients with Crohn's Disease have a greater chance of developing carcinomas than patients with ulcerative colitis.
    A) True
    B) False
    A) True
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