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1. Review the Case Study (Avah) provided above.
2. Provide a written response to each question/task as listed below including the Case Study Questions and Medication Knowledge.
3. Include in-text references (APA 7th style) for information from other sources.
4. Please include a reference list (APA 7th) at the end of the case study report.
Case Study Questions
a) Define VSD and Avah’s surgical procedure.
b) Describe three (3) focused paediatric assessments required for this patient post-operatively and based on the assessment data provided above.
c) What is the recommended post-anesthetic nursing management for this patient post-operatively? When will Avah be allowed to eat and drink again? Use RCH protocols and guidelines.
d) How can the nurse foster trust and cooperation with a 5-year-old while performing paediatric nursing assessments, including vital signs.
e) Outline the fluid balance documentation required for this patient including input and output.
f) The mother asks you what the medications are for. How would you explain each medication prescribed for her daughter?
g) How would you explain the medications to Avah?
h) What observations would you do prior to medication administration? What additional observations are required for patients receiving a Morphine infusion?
i) What education do you need to provide to Avah’s family before discharge.
Copy and paste the table below into your written report. Complete the table as provided below, finding the information for each medication in relation to paediatric administration. Refer to AMH Children’s Dosing Handbook and/or clinical practice guidelines.
RFERENCE STYLE APA 7TH EDITION ONLY PEER REVIEWED ARTICALE AND JOURNAL USE. DONT USE WEBSITE.