Maternal And Child Health Nursing (nurs320)

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1.  Nursing interventions for the child after a cardiac catheterization would include which of the following?
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2.  A woman gave birth to a 7-lb, 3-oz boy 2 hours ago. The nurse determines that the woman's bladder is distended because her fundus is now 3 cm above the umbilicus and to the right of the midline. In the immediate postpartum period, the most serious consequence likely to occur from bladder distention is:
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3.  With regard to the father's acceptance of the pregnancy and preparation for childbirth, the maternity nurse should know that:
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4.  A school-age child with cancer is beginning to feel better now that the necessary medical procedures and treatments are not so traumatic. The child has also become very uncooperative with the parents. The nurse should explain that:
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5.  Which of the following statements best describes hypopituitarism?
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6.  With regard to emergency contraception pills, nurses should be aware that:
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7.  In providing nourishment for a child with cystic fibrosis (CF), which of the following factors should the nurse keep in mind?
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8.  Nurses should be aware that infertility:
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9.  When teaching self-care prevention of genital tract infections, the nurse should instruct the woman to:
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10.  Which of the following urine tests of renal function is used to estimate glomerular filtration?
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11.  An infant with short-bowel syndrome will be discharged home on total parenteral nutrition (TPN) and gastrostomy feedings. Nursing care should include which of the following?
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12.  Which of the following best describes the 4-year-old child's concept of death?
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13.  An essential component of counseling women regarding safe sex practices includes discussion regarding avoiding the exchange of body fluids. The physical barrier promoted for the prevention of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is the condom. Nurses can help motivate clients to use condoms by initiating a discussion related to a number of aspects of condom use. The most important of these is:
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14.  The father of a 9-year-old child with several physical disabilities tells the nurse that his son concentrates on what he can, rather than cannot, do and is as independent as possible. The nurse's best interpretation of this is which of the following?
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15.  Which of the following self-report pain rating scales can be used in children as young as 3 years of age?
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16.  Parents tell the nurse that their 7-year-old daughter wants to see her brother's body and attend the funeral. Which of the following should the nurse do?
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17.  A pregnant woman at 10 weeks of gestation jogs three or four times per week. She is concerned about the effect of exercise on the fetus. The nurse should inform her:
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18.  Which of the following is an important nursing consideration in the care of a child with celiac disease?
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19.  Women with severe and persistent mental illness are likely to be more vulnerable to being involved in controlling and/or violent relationships. However, many women develop mental health problems as a result of long-term abuse. The psychologic consequences of continued abuse do not include:
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20.  A woman in the active phase of the first stage of labor is using a shallow pattern of breathing, which is about twice the normal adult breathing rate. She starts to complain about feeling lightheaded and dizzy and states that her fingers are tingling. The nurse should:
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21.  After change of shift report the nurse assumes care of a multiparous client in labor. The woman is complaining of pain that radiates to her abdominal wall, lower back, buttocks, and down her thighs. Before implementing a plan of care, the nurse should understand that this type of pain is:
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22.  Physiologic measurements in children's pain assessment are:
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23.  Which of the following best describes the cause of most cases of acute glomerulonephritis?
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24.  The parent of a 10-year-old child with diabetes asks the nurse why home blood glucose monitoring is being recommended. The nurse should base the explanation on which of the following?
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25.  The breasts of a bottle-feeding woman are engorged. The nurse should instruct her to:
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26.  With regard to the condition and reconditioning of the urinary system after childbirth, nurses should be aware that:
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27.  A woman was treated recently for toxic shock syndrome (TSS). She has intercourse occasionally and uses over-the-counter protection. Based on her history, what contraceptive method should she and her partner avoid?
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28.  The nurse is caring for a boy with probable intussusception. He had diarrhea before admission, but while waiting for a barium enema, he passes a normal brown stool. The most appropriate nursing action is which of the following?
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29.  Nurses can help their clients by keeping them informed about the distinctive stages of labor. What description of the phases of the first stage of labor is accurate?
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30.  Which of the following is the most consistent and commonly used indicator of pain in infants?
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31.  The nurse helps a breastfeeding mother change the diaper of her 16-hour-old newborn after the first bowel movement. The mother expresses concern because the large amount of thick, sticky stool is very dark green, almost black. She asks the nurse if something is wrong. The nurse should respond to this mother's concern by:
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32.  Nursing care of the infant and child with heart failure would include which of the following?
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33.  Which of the following interventions will foster a sense of independence in a toddler with disabilities?
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34.  A woman is 8 months pregnant. She tells the nurse that she knows her baby listens to her, but her husband thinks she is imagining things. Which response by the nurse is most appropriate?
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35.  An important nursing consideration when caring for a child with sickle cell anemia is which of the following?
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36.  Pyloric stenosis can best be described as which of the following?
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37.  Asthma is now classified into four categories: mild intermittent, mild persistent, moderate persistent, and severe persistent. Clinical features used to determine these categories include all of the following except:
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38.  During a health history interview, a woman tells the nurse that her husband physically abuses her. The nurse's first response should be to:
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39.  What is an appropriate nursing intervention when caring for an infant with an upper respiratory tract infection and elevated temperature?
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40.  The nurse suspects a child is having an adverse reaction to a blood transfusion. The first action by the nurse should be which of the following?
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41.  A woman taking an oral contraceptive pill (OCP) as her birth control method of choice should notify her health care provider immediately if she notes:
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42.  The nurse caring for a pregnant woman knows that her health teaching regarding fetal circulation has been effective when the woman reports that she has been sleeping:
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43.  One of the goals for children with asthma is to prevent respiratory tract infection. This is because respiratory tract infection does which of the following?
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44.  A woman at 35 weeks of gestation has had an amniocentesis. The results reveal that surface-active phospholipids are present in the amniotic fluid. The nurse is aware that this finding indicates:
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45.  The nurse is talking with the parent of a child newly diagnosed with a chronic illness. The parent is upset and tearful. The nurse asks, "When something is worrying you, what do you do?" This should be interpreted as which of the following?
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46.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-recommended medication for the treatment of chlamydia is:
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47.  Nursing interventions to promote coping among the siblings of a child with special needs include which of the following?
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48.  The nurse is caring for a child dying from cancer. Parents ask how they will know that the child is approaching death. The nurse's answer should include which of the following?
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49.  Which of the following pediatric oncologic emergencies is caused by the rapid release of intracellular metabolites during the initial treatment of some cancers?
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50.  A school-age child recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes mellitus asks the nurse if he can still play soccer, play baseball, and swim. The nurse's response should be based on knowledge that:
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