Pediatric Nursing The Critical Components of Nursing Care 2nd Edition Rudd - Test Bank
Pediatric Nursing The Critical Components of Nursing Care
2nd Edition Rudd
Test Bank All Chapters with Correct Solutions
Chapter 1. Issues and Trends in Pediatric Nursing
1. A nurse is reviewing changes in healthcare delivery and funding for pediatric populations.
Which current trend in the pediatric setting should the nurse expect to find?
a. Increased hospitalization of children
b. Decreased number of uninsured children
c. An increase in ambulatory care
d. Decreased use of managed care
One effect of managed care is that pediatric healthcare delivery has shifted dramatically from the
acute care setting to the ambulatory setting. The number of hospital beds being used has
decreased as more care is provided in outpatient and home settings. The number of uninsured
children in the United States continues to grow. One of the biggest changes in healthcare has
been the growth of managed care