Cystic Fibrosis Care and Management

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What is a key aspect of assessing a child's respiratory status for suspected CF?

Checking for symptoms of pneumothorax

What is a potential complication of malabsorption in children with CF?

Cardiovascular compromise

What is a key consideration for nutritional management in children with CF?

A diet composed of foods high in calories and protein and moderate to high in fat

What is the primary goal of antibiotic administration in children with CF?

To treat specific organisms when the child is symptomatic

Why is it important to administer fat-soluble vitamins in a water-miscible solution to children with CF?

To enhance absorption

What is a key aspect of diagnosing CF?

Assessing family history of CF

What is the diagnostic level of chloride in a sweat chloride test for cystic fibrosis?

Greater than 60 mEq/L

What is a gastrointestinal complication of cystic fibrosis?

Steatorrhea

Which of the following is a pulmonary manifestation of cystic fibrosis?

Kyphosis

What is a diagnostic tool used to rule out infection in cystic fibrosis?

Sputum or throat cultures

What is a prenatal diagnostic test for cystic fibrosis?

Chorionic villus sampling

What is a neonatal screening test for cystic fibrosis?

Immunoreactive trypsinogen (IRT)

What is the primary effect of the malfunction of cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) in cystic fibrosis?

Decreased chloride secretion into the airway lumen

This quiz assesses your understanding of caring for infants with cystic fibrosis, including monitoring oxygen saturation, managing respiratory rate, and promoting parental involvement. Test your knowledge of this genetic disorder and its effects on the exocrine glands.

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