Davis Edge NCLEX Question of the Week #16

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Question
What should be the arm circumference at midpoint (in cm) for a child if the bladder width is 8 cm and bladder length is 21 cm?

Question Options
1.) Less than 6 cm
2.) 6 to 15 cm
3.) 16 to 21 cm
4.) 22 to 26 cm

Correct Option(s): 3

Rationale:
Option 1:The width of the bladder should cover approximately the whole upper arm for a child. This is the arm circumference at midpoint (in cm) for a newborn if the bladder width is 3 cm and the bladder length is 6 cm.
Option 2:This is the arm circumference at midpoint (in cm) for an infant if the bladder width is 5 cm and the bladder length is 15 cm.
Option 3:This is the arm circumference at midpoint (in cm) for a child if the bladder width is 8 cm and the bladder length is 21 cm.
Option 4:This is the arm circumference at midpoint (in cm) for a small adult if the bladder width is 12 cm and the bladder length is 22 cm.

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