Flashcards in Cleft Lip And Palate Deck (10):
What is a cleft palate?
The roof of the mouth is open to the nasopharynx
Describe the nipples on the bootle used to feed babies with cleft lip.
Large holed, soft nipples
He infant with the cleft lip/palate needs more frequent____
Children with cleft lip/palate should be feed in____
What's is the # 1 complication of the cleft lip/palate?
Children with cleft lip/palate have long term problems with ______,______,And _____
Hearing, speech, teeth
After cleft lip repair, what device will the baby wear?
A Logan bow- to prevent stress on the suture line
What position is contraindicated after cleft lip repair?
Never lie on their abdomen
What will be used to feed the infant after cleft lip repair?
A dropper/syringe with the rubber tip to discourage sucking