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Flashcards in Cleft Lip And Palate Deck (10):
1

What is a cleft palate?

The roof of the mouth is open to the nasopharynx

2

Describe the nipples on the bootle used to feed babies with cleft lip.

Large holed, soft nipples

3

He infant with the cleft lip/palate needs more frequent____

Bubbling/burping

4

Children with cleft lip/palate should be feed in____

Upright position

5

What's is the # 1 complication of the cleft lip/palate?

Aspiration

6

Children with cleft lip/palate have long term problems with ______,______,And _____

Hearing, speech, teeth

7

After cleft lip repair, what device will the baby wear?

A Logan bow- to prevent stress on the suture line

8

What position is contraindicated after cleft lip repair?

Never lie on their abdomen

9

What will be used to feed the infant after cleft lip repair?

A dropper/syringe with the rubber tip to discourage sucking

10

What is a cleft lip?

The lips open to the nares