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1

what are common problems associated with cleft lip & palate

feeding difficulties
URI
otitis media

2

which week of embryonic development does cleft lip occur

7th

3

which weeks of embryonic development does cleft palate occur

5-12

4

what are risk factors

family history
folate deficiency
environmental influences
genetic predisposition

5

what is the incidence

1 in 700

6

does this occur more often in boys or girls

boys

7

which side does this most often occur on

left

8

what is the nursing goal

to provide optimum nutrition

9

what does ESSR stand for

enlarge nipples
stimulate suck
rest after each swallow

10

how should the infant be positioned after feeding

upright or on side

11

when is surgery for cleft lip done

first few days to 3 months

12

what must the infant be free of prior to surgery

no oral, respiratory, or systemic infection

13

how many hours post op is feeding started

4-6 hours

14

at which age is cleft palate surgically repaired

6 months to 2 years

15

what must the child be weaned to before surgery

drinking from a cup

16

how should the infant be positioned after surgery

on abdomen

17

the child cannot use straws, pacifiers, or spoons for how long post op

7-10 days

18

what are 2 early complications post op cleft palate

bleeding
respiratory complications

19

what are 3 later complications post op cleft palate

separation
infection
scarring