Davis Edge NCLEX Question of the Week #5

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Question:
What are the assessments related to otitis media? Select all that apply.

Options:
1. Anorexia
2. Flushed cheeks
3. Earache
4. Diarrhea
5. Swelling of eyes

Correct Answer(s): 1,3,4

Rationale:
Option 1: Anorexia is an eating disorder characterized by food restriction. It is related to otitis media.
Option 2: Flushed cheeks includes a sudden reddening of the face. It is associated with nasopharyngitis, and not otitis media.
Option 3: Earache is the pain inside the ear. It is an assessment related to otitis media.
Option 4: Diarrhea is a condition in which feces are discharged from the bowels frequently and in a liquid form. It is an assessment for otitis media.
Option 5: Swelling around the eyes refers to the puffiness in the eyes. It is associated with sinusitis and not otitis media.

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