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  • 1. 
    The nurse is caring for a 30-year-old male admitted with a stab wound. While in the emergency room, a chest tube is inserted. Which of the following explains the primary rationale for insertion of chest tubes?
    • A. 

      The tube will allow for equalization of the lung expansion.

    • B. 

      Chest tubes serve as a method of draining blood and serous fluid and assist in reinflating the lungs.

    • C. 

      Chest tubes relieve pain associated with a collapsed lung.

    • D. 

      Chest tubes assist with cardiac function by stabilizing lung expansion.

  • 2. 
    A client who delivered this morning tells the nurse that she plans to breastfeed her baby. The nurse is aware that successful breastfeeding is most dependent on the:
    • A. 

      Mother’s educational level

    • B. 

      Infant’s birth weight

    • C. 

      Size of the mother’s breast

    • D. 

      Mother’s desire to breastfeed

  • 3. 
    The nurse is monitoring the progress of a client in labor. Which finding should be reported to the physician immediately? 
    • A. 

      The presence of scant bloody discharge

    • B. 

      Frequent urination

    • C. 

      The presence of green-tinged amniotic fluid

    • D. 

      Moderate uterine contractions

  • 4. 
    The nurse is measuring the duration of the client’s contractions. Which statement is true regarding the measurement of the duration of contractions?
    • A. 

      Duration is measured by timing from the beginning of one contraction to the beginning of the next contraction.

    • B. 

      Duration is measured by timing from the end of one contraction to the beginning of the next contraction.

    • C. 

      Duration is measured by timing from the beginning of one contraction to the end of the same contraction.

    • D. 

      Duration is measured by timing from the peak of one contraction to the end of the same contraction.

  • 5. 
    The physician has ordered an intravenous infusion of Pitocin for the induction of labor. When caring for the obstetric client receiving intravenous Pitocin, the nurse should monitor for: 
    • A. 

      Maternal hypoglycemia

    • B. 

      Fetal bradycardia

    • C. 

      Maternal hyperreflexia

    • D. 

      Fetal movement

  • 6. 
    A client with diabetes visits the prenatal clinic at 28 weeks gestation. Which statement is true regarding insulin needs during pregnancy? 
    • A. 

      Insulin requirements moderate as the pregnancy progresses.

    • B. 

      A decreased need for insulin occurs during the second trimester.

    • C. 

      Elevations in human chorionic gonadotrophin decrease the need for insulin.

    • D. 

      Fetal development depends on adequate insulin regulation.

  • 7. 
    A client in the prenatal clinic is assessed to have a blood pressure of 180/96. The nurse should give priority to: 
    • A. 

      Providing a calm environment

    • B. 

      Obtaining a diet history

    • C. 

      Administering an analgesic

    • D. 

      Assessing fetal heart tones