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Flashcards in Cystic Fibrosis Deck (13):
1

What glands are affected in CF

Exocrine glands that produces mucus, sweat and digestive juices

2

What is the appearance of the stool in a client with CF

Fat, frothy, foul smelling, floating, steatorrhea


3

What are the 2 top nursing diagnoses for a client with CF

Decreased airway clearance, alteration nutrition or absorption

4

What is the classic test for CF

Iontophoresis-sweat test

5

In which two systems/organs are the most problems in CF

Lungs, pancreas

6

What is the typical diet for CF client

High cal and protein, modified fat

7

The major problem in CF is

Thick, sticky secretions blocks the airway

8

The most common intervention for CF clients with diagnosis of decreased airway clearance is____

Postural drainage

9

What vitamins need to be replaced

ADKE

10

What do CF clients need to do in hot weather

Take NaCI tablets

11

The child diagnosis of CF probably had a history of _____ ____at birth

Meconium ileus- bowel obstruction due to the thickness of stool

12

Why is the child with CF receiving pancreatin/viokase

They are enzymes which aid absorption of nutrients, take with meals

13

Is CF hereditary

Yes