You are caring for a preoperative infant who has pyloric stenosis. As the nurse, what should you do?

 

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- Correct fluid and electrolyte abnormalities.

- Feed large amounts of formula at a time.

- Keep the client lying flat after eating.

- Keep track of the stools.

Rationale

In caring for a preoperative infant with pyloric stenosis, you should provide small feedings, correct fluid and electrolyte abnormalities and keep the infant upright after feedings. You should keep track of the vomitus and not the stools.

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