Test 3 Practice

20 Questions  I  By Jlliford on February 14, 2011
NCLEX-type questions for what we've covered so far - from our textbook.

  
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1.  The parents of a child with probable epiglottitis ask what causes it. The nurse's response should be based on the knowledge that it is:
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B.
C.
D.
2.  A baby born with spina bifida will have hydrocephalus.
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B.
3.  A 6-month-old infant does not smile, has poor head control, has a persistent Moro reflex, and often gags and chokes while eating. These findings are most suggestive of:
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B.
C.
D.
4.  Lisa, age 7, has CF. She lives with both parents and a 4-year-old sister who also has CF. Her mother is pregnant and is worried that the baby will have it, too.  The nurse knows that:
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B.
C.
D.
5.  A humidified atmosphere is recommended for a young child with a URI because it:
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B.
C.
D.
6.  In providing nourishment for a child with CF, which of the following factors should the nurse keep in mind?
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C.
D.
7.  An infant with hydrocephalus is hospitalized for surgical placement of a VP shunt. Postoperative nursing care should include which of the following?
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B.
C.
D.
8.  Which of the following types of croup is always considered a medical emergency?
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B.
C.
D.
9.  The parents of a child with cerebral palsy ask the nurse if any drugs can decrease their child's spasticity. The nurse's response should be based on which of the following?
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B.
C.
D.
10.  An infant is born with anencephaly. When discussing this condition with the parents, the nurse should know that:
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B.
C.
D.
11.  When discussing nutrition with a CF patient and their family, the nurse recommends continued supplementation of vitamins A, D, E and K. This is because:
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B.
C.
D.
12.  Latex allergy is suspected in a child with spina bifida. Appropriate nursing interventions include which of the following?
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B.
C.
D.
13.  The nurse is teaching a mother of a 3-year-old how to perform chest physical therapy and postural drainage for his cystic fibrosis. To perform percussion, the nurse should instruct her to:
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B.
C.
D.
14.  An appropriate nursing intervention for a young child with an URI with a fever would be to:
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C.
D.
15.  Myeolomeningocele accounts for ______% of all spinal cord lesions.
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B.
C.
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16.  A young boy has just been diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. His care should include which of the following?
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B.
C.
D.
17.  Enteral feedings are ordered for a young child with 40% TBSA burns. The nurse should know that:
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B.
C.
D.
18.  A child with CF tells the nurse that she would like to play soccer "like her friends." The nurse's recommendation should be based on the knowledge that physical exercise is:
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B.
C.
D.
19.  Which of the following statements regarding burn injuries in children is correct?
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D.
20.  A teenaged girl is cooking on a gas stove when her bathrobe catches fire. Her father smothers the flames with a rug and calls an ambulance. She has sustained major burns over much of her body. Which of the following is also important in her immediate care?
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B.
C.
D.
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