Guidelines:Initial responses should be no less than 200 words and include citations from at least two credible sources, One being your textbook. 

Please answer all discussion questions and answer the case study questions. 

  1. Discussion Topic: Are the cognitive skills of a child affected by their nutrition?
  2. Discussion Topic: What is the primary cause of fatal ingestions in children younger than 5 years of age? Discuss button battery ingestion.
  3. Case Study: Sally is a 3-year-old girl in the primary care physician’s office. Sally’s mother states that she is having “temper tantrums.” 

Subjective Data

Mother states Sally eats well.

Sally sleeps 11 to 12 hours a day.

Sally speaks in four- to five-word sentences.

Objective Data

Birth weight: 3 kg

Today’s weight: 13 kg

Height: 90 cm

Sally speaks in three- to four-word sentences with a 300-word vocabulary.

Questions: Please only provide short answers for the case study section. No more than 2 sentence response for the case study section. Follow the guidelines below for the discussion section. 

  1. Is Sally’s vocabulary appropriate for her age?
  2. Are Sally’s height and weight appropriate for her age?
  3. What information can Sally’s nurse give about her temper tantrums?
  4. What is the goal of discipline for a preschooler?
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