Maternal And Child Health Nursing (nurs320)

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1.  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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2.  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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3.  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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4.  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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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.  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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7.  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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8.  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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9.  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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10.  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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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.  Which of the following interventions will foster a sense of independence in a toddler with disabilities?
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13.  Nursing interventions to promote coping among the siblings of a child with special needs include which of the following?
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14.  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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15.  Therapeutic management of most children with Hirschsprung disease is primarily which of the following?
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16.  A woman who is 32 weeks pregnant is informed by the nurse that a danger sign of pregnancy could be:
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17.  Nurses should be aware that infertility:
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18.  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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19.  When teaching self-care prevention of genital tract infections, the nurse should instruct the woman to:
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20.  When planning care for a 4-month-old child admitted with respiratory distress caused by respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and bronchiolitis, it is essential to include which of the following?
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21.  Nursing interventions for the child after a cardiac catheterization would include which of the following?
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22.  Which of the following urine tests of renal function is used to estimate glomerular filtration?
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23.  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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24.  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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25.  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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26.  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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27.  The clinical manifestations of nephrotic syndrome include which of the following?
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28.  The breasts of a bottle-feeding woman are engorged. The nurse should instruct her to:
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29.  The most common signs and symptoms of leukemia related to bone marrow involvement are which of the following?
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30.  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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31.  Nursing considerations related to the administration of chemotherapeutic drugs include which of the following?
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32.  Which of the following best describes the 4-year-old child's concept of death?
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33.  Which of the following should the nurse include when discussing a child's precocious puberty with the parents?
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34.  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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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.  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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37.  Which of the following types of croup is always considered a medical emergency?
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38.  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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39.  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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40.  A woman in the active phase of the first stage of labor is using a shallow pattern of breathing, which is about twice the normal adult breathing rate. She starts to complain about feeling lightheaded and dizzy and states that her fingers are tingling. The nurse should:
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41.  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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42.  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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43.  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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44.  An important nursing consideration when caring for a child with sickle cell anemia is which of the following?
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45.  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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46.  The nurse knows that the second stage of labor, the descent phase, has begun when:
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47.  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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48.  Physiologic measurements in children's pain assessment are:
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49.  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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50.  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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