A. The nurse is caring for an infant diagnosed with Hirschsprung disease who is awaiting surgery. Which assessment finding requires the nurse’s immediate action?
- Abdominal distension with no change in girth for 8 hours
- Did not pass meconium or stool within 48 hours after birth
- Episode of foul-smelling diarrhea and fever
- Excessive crying and greenish vomiting
B. Expand on general aspects of Hirschsprung disease, clinical features, complications.