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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.  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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2.  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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3.  Which of the following best describes the cause of most cases of acute glomerulonephritis?
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4.  A married couple is discussing male and female sterilization with the nurse. Which statement is most appropriate for the nurse to make?
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5.  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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6.  Which of the following types of croup is always considered a medical emergency?
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7.  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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8.  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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9.  Which of the following is an important nursing consideration in the care of a child with celiac disease?
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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.  Therapeutic management of nephrotic syndrome includes which of the following?
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12.  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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13.  The most common signs and symptoms of leukemia related to bone marrow involvement are which of the following?
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14.  Which of the following should the nurse include when discussing a child's precocious puberty with the parents?
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15.  With regard to breathing techniques during labor, maternity nurses should be aware that:
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16.  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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17.  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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18.  Which of the following is the most consistent and commonly used indicator of pain in infants?
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19.  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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20.  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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21.  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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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 maternity nurse should be aware of which fact about the amniotic fluid?
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24.  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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25.  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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26.  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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27.  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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28.  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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29.  The nurse knows that the second stage of labor, the descent phase, has begun when:
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30.  The breasts of a bottle-feeding woman are engorged. The nurse should instruct her to:
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31.  In understanding and guiding a woman through her acceptance of pregnancy, a maternity nurse should be aware that:
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32.  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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D.
33.  Which of the following is the primary clinical manifestation of acute renal failure?
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34.  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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35.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-recommended medication for the treatment of chlamydia is:
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36.  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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37.  A woman in active labor receives an opioid agonist analgesic. Which medication relieves severe, persistent, or recurrent pain, creates a sense of well-being, overcomes inhibitory factors, and may even relax the cervix but should be used cautiously in women with cardiac disease?
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38.  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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39.  Which of the following best describes the 4-year-old child's concept of death?
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40.  Nursing interventions to promote coping among the siblings of a child with special needs include which of the following?
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41.  Which of the following interventions will foster a sense of independence in a toddler with disabilities?
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42.  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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43.  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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44.  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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45.  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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46.  Nurses should be aware that infertility:
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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.  Nurses can advise their clients that all are signs that precede labor except:
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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.  Which of the following is an early sign of heart failure that the nurse should recognize?
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