[Answer] A neonate admitted to the neonatal intensive care nursery for probable meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) weighs 10 lb 4 oz (4 650 g) and is at 42 weeks’ gestation. The neonate has a heart rate of 110 bpm and a respiratory rate of 40 breaths/min with periods of apnea. The nurse should further assess the neonate for which condition?

Answer: hypoglycemia
A neonate admitted to the neonatal intensive care nursery for probable meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) weighs 10 lb 4 oz (4 650 g) and is at 42 weeks’ gestation. Th…

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