A 3-year-old is admitted to the hospital suspected of having congenital heart disease. Which of the following assessment findings is most likely to be seen?


•A child with congenital heart disease is likely to have exercise intolerance. The child often self-limits activity and takes frequent rest peroids.

•Other signs and symptoms include shortness of breath, cyanosis, heart murmur, under-developed muscles, poor feeding, and respiratory infections.

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