Nursing diagnosis for premature infant?

Answer 1. IMPAIRED GAS EXCHANGE related to inadequate surfactant levels; as evidenced by grunting, flaring, substernal and intercostal retractions, CO2 50 and pH 7.31 per CBG and CXR with ground glass app... Read More »

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Technology and Premature Infant Care?

Premature babies are cared for in a hospital's neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) for as long as it takes to bring them to function without neonatal technology. The logic behind each of the variou... Read More »

What causes a decreased hematacrit in a premature infant?

Premature babies are prone to develop iron deficiency anemia because of low iron reserve.

What is a nursing diagnosis for rsv?

Impaired gas exchange r/t respiratory secretions AEB fine crackles on auscultation, frequent productive cough, etc.