As the nursery nurse, you receive a newborn from the labor and birth suite and place him under the..

As the nursery nurse, you receive a newborn from the labor
and birth suite and place him under the radiant warmer. The nurse who gives you
the report states that the mother couldn’t remember when her membranes broke
before labor and that she ran a fever during labor for the past few hours. The
Apgar scores were good, but the newborn seemed lethargic. As you begin your
assessment, you note that he is pale and floppy and has a subnormal
temperature; heart rate is 180 bpm and respiratory rate is 70 breaths per
minute.

a. What in the mother’s history should raise a red flag to
the nurse? b.

As the nursery nurse, you receive a newborn from the labor
and birth suite and place him under the radiant warmer. The nurse who gives you
the report states that the mother couldn’t remember when her membranes broke
before labor and that she ran a fever during labor for the past few hours. The
Apgar scores were good, but the newborn seemed lethargic. As you begin your
assessment, you note that he is pale and floppy and has a subnormal
temperature; heart rate is 180 bpm and respiratory rate is 70 breaths per
minute.

a. What in the mother’s history should raise a red flag to
the nurse? b. What condition is this newborn at high risk for? c. What
interventions are appropriate for this condition?