NCLEX Topics – Peds Eye, Ear and Throat

Peds: Eyes, Ears, and Throat

Peds: Eyes, Ears, and Throat

Peds – Eye, Ear and Throat

This content is in Saunders.
Sixth Edition – Page 468 – Questions are on page 471
Seventh Edition – Page  – 457 Questions are on page 460

Overview –

Slides –


Strabismus – Squint / Cross eye

Normal finding in infants but should not be present after about 4 months.

Teaching –


Conjunctivitis – “pink eye”

Infection control is very important.

Questions (eye disorders) –


Tonsillitis and Adenoiditis –

Post op frequent swallowing could indicate bleeding.

Teaching –,-nose,-and-throat-disorders/oral-and-pharyngeal-disorders/tonsillopharyngitis


Epistaxis –

  1. Stay calm
  2. Have the child sit (not lying down).
  3. Apply continuous pressure for ten minutes to the nose with thumb and forefinger.
  4. Insert cotton into each nostril – use ice to the bridge of nose if bleeding persists.,-nose,-and-throat-disorders/approach-to-the-patient-with-nasal-and-pharyngeal-symptoms/epistaxis

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