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Peds 1

Assessment and RR rates

The primary focus of pediatric assessment is determining developmental stage
Two factors influencing growth and development are genetic and environmental
Needs nutrition and other body organs to function Brain growth
Brain doubles in size by what age? 12 months
Most reflexes disappear by what age? Are there any exceptions? 3-4 months. Babinski until 2 years. Sucking throughout infancy
Motor areas of the brain develop in ______ pattern Cephalocaudal
Lungs increase to ____ times their weight and ____ times their volume in the first year 3, 6
Eustachian tube is ____ and _____ therefore increasing risk of inner ear infection short, relatively horizontal
Respiration for preterm are 40-60
Respiration for newborn are 30-40
Respiration for toddler are 25-35
Respiration for school age child are 18-20
Respiration for adolescents are 16-20
Rapid intervention needed if respiration <______ or >_____ 10, 60
Created by: mreedy