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  • 1. 
    The parents of a child, age 6, who will begin school in the fall ask the nurse for anticipatory guidance. The nurse should explain that a child of this age:
    • A. 

      Still depends on the parents

    • B. 

      Rebels against scheduled activities

    • C. 

      Is highly sensitive to criticism

    • D. 

      Loves to tattle

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Nursery schools

    • B. 

      Toilet Training

    • C. 

      Safety guidelines

    • D. 

      Preparation for surgery

  • 3. 
    Nurse Betina should begin screening for lead poisoning when a child reaches which age? 
    • A. 

      6 months

    • B. 

      12 months

    • C. 

      18 months

    • D. 

      24 months

  • 4. 
    When caring for an 11-month-old infant with dehydration and metabolic acidosis, the nurse expects to see which of the following? 
    • A. 

      A reduced white blood cell count

    • B. 

      A decreased platelet count

    • C. 

      Shallow respirations

    • D. 

      Tachypnea

  • 5. 
    After the nurse provides dietary restrictions to the parents of a child with celiac disease, which statement by the parents indicates effective teaching? 
    • A. 

      Well follow these instructions until our child’s symptoms disappear.”

    • B. 

      “Our child must maintain these dietary restrictions until adulthood.”

    • C. 

      “Our child must maintain these dietary restrictions lifelong.”

    • D. 

      “We’ll follow these instructions until our child has completely grown and developed.”

  • 6. 
    A parent brings a toddler, age 19 months, to the clinic for a regular check-up. When palpating the toddler’s fontanels, what should the nurse expects to find?
    • A. 

      Closed anterior fontanel and open posterior fontanel

    • B. 

      Open anterior and fontanel and closed posterior fontanel

    • C. 

      Closed anterior and posterior fontanels

    • D. 

      Open anterior and posterior fontanels

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Cerebral edema

    • B. 

      Dehydration

    • C. 

      Heart failure

    • D. 

      Hypovolemic shock

  • 8. 
    An infant is hospitalized for treatment of nonorganic failure to thrive. Which nursing action is most appropriate for this infant?
    • A. 

      Encouraging the infant to hold a bottle

    • B. 

      Keeping the infant on bed rest to conserve energy

    • C. 

      Rotating caregivers to provide more stimulation

    • D. 

      Maintaining a consistent, structured environment