The nurse is caring for a newborn recently diagnosed with…
The nurse is caring for a newborn recently diagnosed with gastroschisis. What does the nurse know about this condition? Select all that apply.
- Care similar to that for omphalocele
- Viscera are inside the abdominal cavity
- Surgery performed within several hours after birth
- Exposed bowel directly wrapped in saline-soaked pads
- Postoperatively most infants develop prolonged ileus
- Results from a defect in the abdominal wall