1,000 grams is how many kg?
1 gram is how many mL?
Normal specific gravity for children
Elevated specific gravity
points to dehydration
Decreased specific gravity
Points to kidney issues
For a client who is not toilet trained, how can accurate urine output be measured?
Weigh diapers with urine and subract weight of dry diaper
U-Bags (urine bags)
What do you do if the diaper has both urine and stool?
Mark volume under urine and indicate on I&O that it included stool
Describe color, amount, consistency under stool output
What are the rules for obtaining body weight?
Naked (for infant) or in same clothes
How would the nurse restrain an infant, toddler/preschooler, older child for painful procedures?
Infant: modified mummy restraint aka swaddling
Toddler/preschooler: bend over child's body, holding extremities firmly
Older child: Use a second person to help hold child still, stabilize involved extremities
Minimum Fluid Requirement Formula
0-10kg 100 mL/kg
11-20kg 50 mL/kg
21-70kg 20 mL/kg
71+ kg 2500/24 hr(adult requirement)
How many meals does the day shift have?
How much of the daily enteral requirements should be planned for the day shift?
The maximum amount of medication that can be given, either in a day or at a single administration time or both
How much flush (or primary fluid for intermittent infusion) would you use for syringe tubing?