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CPN terms

Beneficence Promote good
Nonmaleficence Do no harm
Justice Treat all fairly and equally
Cephalocaudally Head to toe
Proximodistally Trunk to extremities
Chronological age Years or months since birth date
Mental age Level of cognitive function
Adjusted/corrected age Chronological age minus number of weeks born prematurely =< 37 weeks. Used 1st 2 years of life
Birth weight largely measures Maternal nutrition
Magical thinking Things happen as punishment. Thinks thoughts affect events
Imaginative play Children pretend
Dramatic play Associated with dress-up or wearing of caregivers clothes and shoes
Cooperative play Involves common goals, collaboration and rules
Team play Peer interaction and rules that are often enforced by an authoritative figure
Isotonic Equal sodium and water losses with normal sodium level
Hypotonic Sodium loss > water loss
Hypertonic Water > sodium loss
McBurney's point Right lower quadrant
Uncongugated/Indirect bilirubin Before the liver
Conjugated/direct Inside the liver
Kernicterus Serum bilingual deposit in brain cells
Fat soluble vitamins A, D, E, K
Ketogenic diet High fat low carb. Meals balanced proportions of fat, protein, and carbs
Meningocele Protrusion of saclike cyst containing meninges but not spinal cord
Myelomeningocele Incomplete closure of the posterior portion of the vertebrae laminae sacred containing CSF, meninges, and portion of the spinal cord
Restraints Any method, physical or mechanical which restricts a person's movement, physical activity, or normal access to his or her body
Live vaccines MMR Varicella Nasal influenza Rotavirus
Tinea capitus Lesions in scalp
Tinea corporis Lesions on body
Tinea cruis "Jock itch" like corporis, pruritic
Tinea pedis "Athletes foot" lesions may be fissures between toes or patches with vesicles
Child neglect Failure of a parent or person legally responsible for the child's welfare to provide for the child's basic needs and adequate level of care
Echolalia Meaningless repetition of words and phrases
Tolerance Neuro adaptation to the effects of chronically administered opioid increasing the need or more frequent doses to achieve initial effects of the drug
Addiction Consistent pattern of dysfunctional opioid use. Psychological craving
rooting stroke cheek will turn toward and start to suck
babinski reflex stroke outer sole of foot upward causing hyperextension of toes
palmar grasp touch palm fingers will curl
plantar grasp fingers placed at base of toes, toes will curl down
moro "startle"
moro loud noise or sudden movement infant will extend limb and spread fingers then retract limb
stepping hold infant upright with feet touching table infant will move legas and feet
tonic neck "fencing"
tonic neck supine with head turned to one side infant will flex arm and leg on opposite side of body and will extend the arm and leg of the other
Russell's sign Calluses of the knuckles or abrasions on does I'm of the hand
Myxedematous skin changes Dry skin, puffiness around eyes, sparse hair
Acanthosis nigricans Cutaneous think enjoy and hyperpigmentation
Barlow's sign Click felt when abducted hip is flexed 90 degrees
Ortolani's click Click felt at hip moved addiction to abduction
Telescoping Shortened limb on the affected leg
Trendelenburg's sign
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