Maternal And Child Health Nursing (nurs320)

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1.  Nursing care of the infant and child with heart failure would include which of the following?
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2.  The breasts of a bottle-feeding woman are engorged. The nurse should instruct her to:
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3.  A woman inquires about herbal alternative methods for improving fertility. Which statement by the nurse is the most appropriate when instructing the woman in which herbal preparations to avoid while trying to conceive?
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4.  Which of the following statements best describes hypopituitarism?
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5.  Which of the following is characterized by a chronic inflammatory process that may involve any part of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, from mouth to anus?
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6.  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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7.  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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8.  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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9.  Which of the following should the nurse include when discussing a child's precocious puberty with the parents?
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10.  The nurse is talking with the parents of a child who died 6 months ago. They sometimes still "hear" the child's voice and have trouble sleeping. They describe feeling empty and depressed. The nurse should recognize which of the following?
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11.  What is an appropriate nursing intervention when caring for an infant with an upper respiratory tract infection and elevated temperature?
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12.  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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13.  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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14.  Which of the following is the most consistent and commonly used indicator of pain in infants?
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15.  With regard to primary and secondary powers, the maternity nurse should understand that:
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16.  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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17.  Which of the following is the primary clinical manifestation of diabetes insipidus?
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18.  Nurses, certified nurse-midwives, and other advanced practice nurses have the knowledge and expertise to assist women in making informed choices regarding contraception. A multidisciplinary approach should ensure that the woman's social, cultural, and interpersonal needs are met. Which action should the nurse take first when meeting with a new client to discuss contraception?
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19.  A school-age child with cancer is being prepared for a procedure. The child says, "I have had one of these. They hurt." The nurse's response should be based on knowledge that children:
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20.  The nurse is caring postoperatively for an 8-year-old child with multiple fractures and other trauma resulting from a motor vehicle injury. The child is experiencing severe pain. Which of the following is an important consideration in managing the child's pain?
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21.  Therapeutic management of nephrotic syndrome includes which of the following?
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22.  The school nurse is caring for a child with hemophilia who fell on his arm during recess. Which of the following supportive measures should the nurse do until factor replacement therapy can be instituted?
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23.  A proton pump inhibitor (PPI) is ordered for an infant with gastroesophageal reflux. The nurse should include in the drug teaching that:
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24.  When teaching self-care prevention of genital tract infections, the nurse should instruct the woman to:
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25.  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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26.  A woman who is 14 weeks pregnant tells the nurse that she always had a glass of wine with dinner before she became pregnant. She has abstained during her first trimester and would like to know if it is safe for her to have a drink with dinner now. The nurse tells her:
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27.  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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28.  You are evaluating the fetal monitor tracing of your client, who is in active labor. Suddenly you see the fetal heart rate (FHR) drop from its baseline of 125 down to 80. You reposition the mother, provide oxygen, increase IV fluid, and perform a vaginal exam. The cervix has not changed. Five minutes have passed, and the FHR remains in the 80s. What additional nursing measures should you take?
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29.  The nurse should recognize that when a child develops diabetic ketoacidosis, this is which of the following?
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30.  Therapeutic management of most children with Hirschsprung disease is primarily which of the following?
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31.  A 5-year-old has patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) for pain management following abdominal surgery. Your explanation to the parents should include:
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32.  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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33.  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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34.  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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35.  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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36.  The nurse comes into the room of a child who was just diagnosed with a chronic disability. The child's parents begin to yell at the nurse about a variety of concerns. Which of the following is the nurse's best response?
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37.  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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38.  Which of the following interventions will foster a sense of independence in a toddler with disabilities?
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39.  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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40.  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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41.  Nursing considerations related to the administration of chemotherapeutic drugs include which of the following?
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42.  Which of the following statements best describes Cushing syndrome?
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43.  The most common signs and symptoms of leukemia related to bone marrow involvement are which of the following?
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44.  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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45.  Which of the following heart defects causes hypoxemia and cyanosis because desaturated venous blood is entering the systemic circulation?
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46.  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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47.  With regard to the condition and reconditioning of the urinary system after childbirth, nurses should be aware that:
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48.  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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49.  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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50.  Physiologic measurements in children's pain assessment are:
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