Maternal And Child Health Nursing (nurs320)

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1.  Nursing interventions to promote coping among the siblings of a child with special needs include which of the following?
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2.  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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3.  Physiologic measurements in children's pain assessment are:
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4.  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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5.  Pyloric stenosis can best be described as which of the following?
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6.  Semen analysis is a common diagnostic procedure related to infertility. In instructing a male client regarding this test, the nurse would tell him to:
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7.  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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8.  A woman who is 32 weeks pregnant is informed by the nurse that a danger sign of pregnancy could be:
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9.  The breasts of a bottle-feeding woman are engorged. The nurse should instruct her to:
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10.  Nursing interventions for the child after a cardiac catheterization would include which of the following?
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11.  A maternity nurse should be aware of which fact about the amniotic fluid?
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12.  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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13.  Which of the following types of croup is always considered a medical emergency?
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14.  In understanding and guiding a woman through her acceptance of pregnancy, a maternity nurse should be aware that:
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15.  With regard to emergency contraception pills, nurses should be aware that:
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16.  Nurses should be aware that infertility:
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17.  When teaching self-care prevention of genital tract infections, the nurse should instruct the woman to:
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18.  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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19.  The clinical manifestations of nephrotic syndrome include which of the following?
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20.  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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21.  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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22.  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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23.  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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24.  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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25.  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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26.  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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27.  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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28.  Which of the following is the primary clinical manifestation of diabetes insipidus?
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29.  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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30.  Nursing considerations related to the administration of chemotherapeutic drugs include which of the following?
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31.  Which of the following heart defects causes hypoxemia and cyanosis because desaturated venous blood is entering the systemic circulation?
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32.  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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33.  With regard to the condition and reconditioning of the urinary system after childbirth, nurses should be aware that:
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34.  With regard to primary and secondary powers, the maternity nurse should understand that:
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35.  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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36.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-recommended medication for the treatment of chlamydia is:
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37.  Which of the following is the primary clinical manifestation of acute renal failure?
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38.  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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39.  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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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 care of the infant and child with heart failure would include which of the following?
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42.  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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43.  A significant, common side effect that occurs with opioid administration is:
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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.  With regard to breathing techniques during labor, maternity nurses should be aware that:
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46.  The most common signs and symptoms of leukemia related to bone marrow involvement are which of the following?
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47.  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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48.  Which of the following should the nurse include when discussing a child's precocious puberty with the parents?
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49.  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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50.  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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