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Maternal And Child Health Nursing (nurs320)

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Maternal and Child Health Nursing (NURS320)

  
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1.  Pyloric stenosis can best be described as which of the following?
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B.
C.
D.
2.  With regard to breathing techniques during labor, maternity nurses should be aware that:
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B.
C.
D.
3.  Which of the following is the definition that best describes children with special health care needs?
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B.
C.
D.
4.  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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B.
C.
D.
5.  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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B.
C.
D.
6.  With regard to emergency contraception pills, nurses should be aware that:
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B.
C.
D.
7.  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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B.
C.
D.
8.  Although remarkable developments have occurred in reproductive medicine, assisted reproductive therapies are associated with a number of legal and ethical issues. Nurses can provide accurate information about the risks and benefits of treatment alternatives so couples can make informed decisions about their choice of treatment. Which issue would not need to be addressed by an infertile couple before treatment?
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B.
C.
D.
9.  A woman is experiencing back labor and complains of intense pain in her lower back. An effective relief measure is to use:
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B.
C.
D.
10.  A child who has been receiving morphine intravenously will now start receiving it orally. The nurse should anticipate that to achieve equianalgesia (equal analgesic effect), the oral dose will be which of the following?
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B.
C.
D.
11.  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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B.
C.
D.
12.  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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B.
C.
D.
13.  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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B.
C.
D.
14.  A maternity nurse should be aware of which fact about the amniotic fluid?
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B.
C.
D.
15.  Nurses can advise their clients that all are signs that precede labor except:
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B.
C.
D.
16.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-recommended medication for the treatment of chlamydia is:
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B.
C.
D.
17.  Which of the following heart defects causes hypoxemia and cyanosis because desaturated venous blood is entering the systemic circulation?
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B.
C.
D.
18.  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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B.
C.
D.
19.  With regard to the condition and reconditioning of the urinary system after childbirth, nurses should be aware that:
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B.
C.
D.
20.  The nurse is caring for a child hospitalized with acute adrenocortical insufficiency. Because of the sudden, severe nature of the disease the family needs a great deal of emotional support. The most appropriate nursing action is which of the following?
A.
B.
C.
D.
21.  When teaching self-care prevention of genital tract infections, the nurse should instruct the woman to:
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B.
C.
D.
22.  Which of the following interventions will foster a sense of independence in a toddler with disabilities?
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B.
C.
D.
23.  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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B.
C.
D.
24.  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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B.
C.
D.
25.  What is an appropriate nursing intervention when caring for an infant with an upper respiratory tract infection and elevated temperature?
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B.
C.
D.
26.  Therapeutic management of nephrotic syndrome includes which of the following?
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B.
C.
D.
27.  Which of the following best describes the cause of most cases of acute glomerulonephritis?
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B.
C.
D.
28.  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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B.
C.
D.
29.  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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B.
C.
D.
30.  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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B.
C.
D.
31.  Therapeutic management of most children with Hirschsprung disease is primarily which of the following?
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B.
C.
D.
32.  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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B.
C.
D.
33.  Which of the following is the primary clinical manifestation of diabetes insipidus?
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B.
C.
D.
34.  The most common signs and symptoms of leukemia related to bone marrow involvement are which of the following?
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B.
C.
D.
35.  Nurses should be aware that infertility:
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B.
C.
D.
36.  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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B.
C.
D.
37.  An expectant father confides in the nurse that his pregnant wife, 10 weeks of gestation, is driving him crazy. "One minute she seems happy, and the next minute she is crying over nothing at all. Is there something wrong with her?" The nurse's best response is:
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B.
C.
D.
38.  The nurse knows that the second stage of labor, the descent phase, has begun when:
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B.
C.
D.
39.  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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B.
C.
D.
40.  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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B.
C.
D.
41.  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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B.
C.
D.
42.  Nursing interventions for the child after a cardiac catheterization would include which of the following?
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B.
C.
D.
43.  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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B.
C.
D.
44.  The nurse is providing support to a family who is experiencing anticipatory grief related to their child's imminent death. Which of the following is an appropriate nursing intervention?
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B.
C.
D.
45.  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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B.
C.
D.
46.  Which of the following is an important nursing consideration in the care of a child with celiac disease?
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B.
C.
D.
47.  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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B.
C.
D.
48.  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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B.
C.
D.
49.  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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B.
C.
D.
50.  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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B.
C.
D.
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