The parents of a six weeks old infant brought him to the hospital due to pyloric stenosis. The nurse formulated a plan of care,Fluid volume deficit related to vomiting 🤮. What is the nursing assessment that will support this diagnosis?.

A.Poor skin tugor.

B.Dry lips.

C.Dehydration and very thirsty.

D.The infant anterior fontanelle is depressed.

Correct answer is D. (NCLEX Question)

Rationale: The depressed fontanelle is the biggest thing that will be noticed.


Published by edochie99

A Registered Nurse with over twenty years of hospital experience, an author with Masters Degree in Nursing,also Bachelor Degree in Nursing,graduated in 1996 from USC,University of Southern California.MSN in 2009 University of Phoenix.

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