April 23, 2014

Nursing Tip of the Day! - Maternal Neonatal Nursing

Category: Maternal Neonatal Nursing 
Squatting is a compensatory mechanism used by children with unrepaired tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) to alleviate hypoxic spells. Squatting increase systemic resistance while decreasing venous return to the heart from the inferior vena cava.