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6 years ago
The nurse working with a family has observed that the older children have a large number of dental caries, and so plans to provide the mother with information to prevent the development of dental caries in her new infant. Which of these interventions will prevent the development of dental caries in the infant?
Standard Text: Select all that apply.
1. Avoiding nursing or giving the infant a bottle at bedtime.
2. Giving foods high in sugar only at breakfast time.
3. Using a soft moist gauze for cleaning.
4. Using a topical anesthetic daily beginning as soon as the first tooth begins to erupt.
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6 years ago
Correct Answer: 1,3
Rationale 1: The only interventions that will assist in the prevention of dental caries listed in this question are wiping the gums with a soft, moist gauze and avoiding putting the infant to bed with a bottle. Foods high in sugar should be avoided in the infant period. Topical anesthetic should not be applied daily.
Rationale 2: The only interventions that will assist in the prevention of dental caries listed in this question are wiping the gums with a soft, moist gauze and avoiding putting the infant to bed with a bottle. Foods high in sugar should be avoided in the infant period. Topical anesthetic should not be applied daily.
Rationale 3: The only interventions that will assist in the prevention of dental caries listed in this question are wiping the gums with a soft, moist gauze and avoiding putting the infant to bed with a bottle. Foods high in sugar should be avoided in the infant period. Topical anesthetic should not be applied daily.
Rationale 4: The only interventions that will assist in the prevention of dental caries listed in this question are wiping the gums with a soft, moist gauze and avoiding putting the infant to bed with a bottle. Foods high in sugar should be avoided in the infant period. Topical anesthetic should not be applied daily.
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