Conditions Interfering With Pediatric Health

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Conditions Interfering With Pediatric Health

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A nurse is caring for a child who supposedly had an accident at home. Which statement by the parents indicates the possibility of cild abuse?
    • A. 

      Mom "My husband told me she fell of the bed" Dad "I heard her crying and went to her room"

    • B. 

      Mom "I turned my back for a minute or two and she had pulled the pot of hot water off the stove" Dad "I was at work when it happened"

    • C. 

      Mom "She fell off a swing" Dad "She fell off the bed"

    • D. 

      Mom "My daughter is so clumsy; she just walks into things" Dad "You really have to keep an eye on her"

  • 2. 
    Which child appears to have been abused?
    • A. 

      A 2 year old with bruises on both shins

    • B. 

      A 2 year old who won't make eye contact with the nurse

    • C. 

      A 3 year old who acts withdrawn and has bruises on his back

    • D. 

      A 10 year old who comes to the ER with a broken arm.

  • 3. 
    A couple has a 2 year old with Hurler's syndrome. When planning their next pregnancy, the couple should undergo ...
    • A. 

      Genetic counseling.

    • B. 

      Psychological counseling.

    • C. 

      Counseling regarding transmission of STD's

    • D. 

      A TORCH test.

  • 4. 
    A 13 year old with cystic fibrosis is experiencing increasing SOB, cough and sputum production, fatigue and weight loss. He's having trouble taking care of himself without exhaustion. Which approach is most appropriate when setting goals for this adolescent?
    • A. 

      Let him set his own goals so he will accomplish them.

    • B. 

      Agree to follow what the physician says to do, even if it conflicts with that the adolescent wants.

    • C. 

      Tell the adolescent what you would like him to accomplish so that he's aware of whats expected of him.

    • D. 

      Agree on mutual goals to increase the adolescent's sense of control in this situation.

  • 5. 
    A 2 year old boy is brought to the clinic with an upper respiratory infection. During the assessment, the nurse notes some bruising on the arms, legs and trunk. Which findings should prompt the nurse to evaluate for suspected child abuse? Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      A few superficial scrapes on the lower legs

    • B. 

      Welts/bruises in various stages of healing on the trunk

    • C. 

      A deep blue-black patch on the buttocks

    • D. 

      One large bruise on the child's thigh

    • E. 

      Circular, symmetrical burns on the lower legs

    • F. 

      A parent who is hypercritical of the child and pushes the frightened child away

  • 6. 
    A nurse is teaching a school class about malnutrition. She tells them that marasmus is ...
    • A. 

      General malnutrition of calories and protein.

    • B. 

      A deficiency of the minerals iron, calcium and zinc.

    • C. 

      A protein deficiency with an adequate supply of calories.

    • D. 

      Impaired fat metabolism that causes deficiency of fat soluble vitamins.

  • 7. 
    When conducting a home visit, a nurse notes that the mother of a toddler has cleaning material stored beneath the kitchen and bathroom sinks. Medicines are on a tray on the dining room buffet. The mother explains that the medicines are out so family members can remember to take them. Which nursing diagnosis is most appropriate?
    • A. 

      ​Deficient knowledge related to the child's level of development

    • B. 

      Compromised family coping related to role strain

    • C. 

      ​Risk for injury related to lack of awareness of environmental hazards 

    • D. 

      Impaired parenting related to unrealistic expectations of child development

  • 8. 
    An 8 year old child develops juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Which factor most influences the way chronic illness or disability impacts a child?
    • A. 

      Type of illness

    • B. 

      Age of onset

    • C. 

      Parents' reactions

    • D. 

      Age of siblings

  • 9. 
    A 3 year old is admitted with respiratory syncytial virus infection. The nurse obtains a history of ritualistic behavior for the child to ...
    • A. 

      Allow the child's routine to be continued.

    • B. 

      Make the parents feel more in control of the environment.

    • C. 

      Give herself more control over the child's behavior.

    • D. 

      Decreases the child's sense of separation.

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