Maternal And Child Health Nursing (nurs320)

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1.  Which of the following is the most consistent and commonly used indicator of pain in infants?
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2.  Physiologic measurements in children's pain assessment are:
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3.  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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4.  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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5.  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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6.  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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7.  A significant, common side effect that occurs with opioid administration is:
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8.  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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9.  Which of the following is the definition that best describes children with special health care needs?
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10.  Which of the following interventions will foster a sense of independence in a toddler with disabilities?
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11.  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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12.  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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13.  An 8-year-old child will soon be able to return to school after an injury that resulted in several severe, chronic disabilities. Which of the following is the most appropriate action by the school nurse?
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14.  Nursing interventions to promote coping among the siblings of a child with special needs include which of the following?
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15.  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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16.  Which of the following best describes the 4-year-old child's concept of death?
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17.  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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18.  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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19.  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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20.  The nurse is caring for a child who has just died. The parents ask to be left alone so that they can rock their child one more time. The nurse should do which of the following?
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21.  An adolescent girl dies in the emergency department after a car accident. Her family arrives at the hospital shortly after death. They request to see her body. Because she is disfigured from the accident, the most appropriate nursing action is which of the following?
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22.  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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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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24.  Therapeutic management of most children with Hirschsprung disease is primarily which of the following?
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25.  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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26.  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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27.  Pyloric stenosis can best be described as which of the following?
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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.  Which of the following is an important nursing consideration in the care of a child with celiac disease?
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30.  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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31.  Nursing interventions for the child after a cardiac catheterization would include which of the following?
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32.  Which of the following is an early sign of heart failure that the nurse should recognize?
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33.  Nursing care of the infant and child with heart failure would include which of the following?
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34.  Which of the following heart defects causes hypoxemia and cyanosis because desaturated venous blood is entering the systemic circulation?
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35.  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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36.  An important nursing consideration when caring for a child with sickle cell anemia is which of the following?
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37.  The parents of a child hospitalized with sickle cell anemia tell the nurse that they are concerned about narcotic analgesics causing addiction. The nurse should explain which of the following concerning narcotic analgesics?
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38.  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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39.  Nursing considerations related to the administration of chemotherapeutic drugs include which of the following?
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40.  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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41.  The most common signs and symptoms of leukemia related to bone marrow involvement are which of the following?
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42.  Which of the following statements best describes hypopituitarism?
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43.  Which of the following should the nurse include when discussing a child's precocious puberty with the parents?
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44.  Which of the following is the primary clinical manifestation of diabetes insipidus?
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45.  A 13-year-old girl is brought to the clinic with the complaint of insomnia and hyperactivity. Other symptoms include gradual weight loss despite a good appetite; warm, flushed, and moist skin; and unusually fine hair. These manifestations are most suggestive of which of the following?
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46.  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?
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47.  Which of the following statements best describes Cushing syndrome?
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48.  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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49.  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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50.  The nurse should recognize that when a child develops diabetic ketoacidosis, this is which of the following?
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