Growth And Development | NCLEX Quiz 198

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The nurse is caring for the mother of a newborn. The nurse recognizes that the mother needs more teaching regarding cord care because she
    • A. 

      Keeps the cord exposed to the air.

    • B. 

      Washes her hands before sponge bathing her baby.

    • C. 

      Washes the cord and surrounding area well with water at each diaper change.

    • D. 

      Checks it daily for bleeding and drainage.

  • 2. 
    A client telephones the clinic to ask about a home pregnancy test she used this morning. The nurse understands that the presence of which hormone strongly suggests a woman is pregnant?
    • A. 

      Estrogen

    • B. 

      HCG

    • C. 

      Alpha-fetoprotein

    • D. 

      Progesterone

  • 3. 
    The nurse is assessing a six-month-old child. Which developmental skills are normal and should be expected?
    • A. 

      Speaks in short sentences.

    • B. 

      Sits alone.

    • C. 

      Can feed self with a spoon.

    • D. 

      Pulling up to a standing position.

  • 4. 
    While teaching a 10-year-old child about their impending heart surgery. the nurse should
    • A. 

      Provide a verbal explanation just prior to the surgery

    • B. 

      Provide the child with a booklet to read about the surgery

    • C. 

      Introduce the child to another child who had heart surgery three days ago

    • D. 

      Explain the surgery using a model of the heart

  • 5. 
    When caring for an elderly client it is important to keep in mind the changes in color vision that may occur. What colors are apt to be most difficult for the elderly to distinguish?
    • A. 

      Red and blue.

    • B. 

      Blue and gold.

    • C. 

      Red and green.

    • D. 

      Blue and green.

  • 6. 
    While giving nursing care to a hospitalized adolescent. the nurse should be aware that the MAJOR threat felt by the hospitalized adolescent is
    • A. 

      Pain management

    • B. 

      Restricted physical activity

    • C. 

      Altered body image

    • D. 

      Separation from family

  • 7. 
    A woman who is 32 years old and 35 weeks pregnant has had rupture of membranes for eight hours and is four (4) cm dilated. Since she is a candidate for infection. the nurse should include which of the following in the care plan?
    • A. 

      Universal precautions.

    • B. 

      Oxytocin administration.

    • C. 

      Frequent temperature monitoring.

    • D. 

      More frequent vaginal examinations.

  • 8. 
    The nurse prepares for a Denver Screening test with a 3-year-old child in the clinic. The mother asks the nurse to explain the purpose of the test. The BEST response is to tell her that the test
    • A. 

      Measures potential intelligence

    • B. 

      Assesses a child’s development

    • C. 

      Evaluates psychological responses

    • D. 

      Diagnoses specific problems

  • 9. 
    A 27-year-old woman has Type I diabetes mellitus. She and her husband want to have a child. so they consulted her diabetologist. who gave her information on pregnancy and diabetes. Of primary importance for the diabetic woman who is considering pregnancy should be
    • A. 

      A review of the dietary modifications that will be necessary.

    • B. 

      Early prenatal medical care.

    • C. 

      Adoption instead of conception.

    • D. 

      Understanding that this is a major health risk to the mother.

  • 10. 
    The nurse is planning care for an 18 month-old child. Which of the following should be included the in the child’s care?
    • A. 

      Hold and cuddle the child often

    • B. 

      Encourage the child to feed himself finger food

    • C. 

      Allow the child to walk independently on the nursing unit

    • D. 

      Engage the child in games with other children

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