Pediatric Health Promotion

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Anonymous
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234926
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Pediatric Health Promotion
Updated:
2013-09-15 11:16:29
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NUR 351
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  1. What information does rates of morbidity and mortality provide?
    • Causes of illness and death
    • High-risk age groups for various hazards
    • Advances in treatment and prevention
    • Specific areas of health counseling
  2. How often should an infant/child have Scheduled Health Supervision Visits?
    • 1 month
    • 2 months
    • 4 months
    • 6 months
    • 9 months
    • 12 months
    • 18 months
    • 2 years
    • Monthly visits until school age, then they should be annual.
  3. What is the purpose for frequent health supervision visits?
    • Monitor growth and development- try to recognize underlying problems through screenings "secondary prevention"
    • Give immunizations - "primary prevention"
    • Give guidance for parents about what to expect - common childhood problems, injury prevention
    • Assess parenting skills - discipline, realistic expectations of child, safety & environmental concerns,etc

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