NCLEX Review: Colic

All infants cry for various reasons as their main method of communication, but colic is characterized by excessive crying and irritability in an infant. This loud, high-pitched crying is not to be confused with a hunger cry. With a hunger cry, once a baby is fed, the crying will stop. Colic is often associated with gastrointestinal issues. As part of our NCLEX exam review series, this video will prepare you for the NCLEX test by discussing how difficult it can be for parents with colicky babies, what colic is, what its symptoms are and possible solutions for alleviating it.

NCLEX RN Review 2018: Colic

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by Mometrix Test Preparation | Last Updated: January 12, 2021