NCLEX Practice Exam 26 (10 Questions)

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NCLEX Practice Exam Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The nurse is discussing breastfeeding with a postpartum client. Breastfeeding is contraindicated in the postpartum client with:
    • A. 

      Diabetes

    • B. 

      Positive HIV

    • C. 

      Hypertension

    • D. 

      Thyroid disease

  • 2. 
    A client is admitted to the labor and delivery unit complaining of vaginal bleeding with very little discomfort. The nurse’s first action should be to:
    • A. 

      Assess the fetal heart tones

    • B. 

      Check for cervical dilation

    • C. 

      Check for firmness of the uterus

    • D. 

      Obtain a detailed history

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Her contractions are 2 minutes apart.

    • B. 

      She has back pain and a bloody discharge.

    • C. 

      She experiences abdominal pain and frequent urination.

    • D. 

      Her contractions are 5 minutes apart.

  • 4. 
    The nurse is teaching a group of prenatal clients about the effects of cigarette smoke on fetal development. Which characteristic is associated with babies born to mothers who smoked during pregnancy?
    • A. 

      Low birth weight

    • B. 

      Large for gestational age

    • C. 

      Preterm birth. but appropriate size for gestation

    • D. 

      Growth retardation in weight and length

  • 5. 
    The physician has ordered an injection of RhoGam for the postpartum client whose blood type is A negative but whose baby is O positive. To provide postpartum prophylaxis. RhoGam should be administered:
    • A. 

      Within 72 hours of delivery

    • B. 

      Within 1 week of delivery

    • C. 

      Within 2 weeks of delivery

    • D. 

      Within 1 month of delivery

  • 6. 
    After the physician performs an amniotomy. the nurse’s first action should be to assess the:
    • A. 

      Degree of cervical dilation

    • B. 

      Fetal heart tones

    • C. 

      Client’s vital signs

    • D. 

      Client’s level of discomfort

  • 7. 
    A client is admitted to the labor and delivery unit. The nurse performs a vaginal exam and determines that the client’s cervix is 5 cm dilated with 75% effacement. Based on the nurse’s assessment the client is in which phase of labor?
    • A. 

      Active

    • B. 

      Latent

    • C. 

      Transition

    • D. 

      Early

  • 8. 
    A newborn with narcotic abstinence syndrome is admitted to the nursery. Nursing care of the newborn should include:
    • A. 

      Teaching the mother to provide tactile stimulation

    • B. 

      Wrapping the newborn snugly in a blanket

    • C. 

      Placing the newborn in the infant seat

    • D. 

      Initiating an early infant-stimulation program

  • 9. 
    A client elects to have epidural anesthesia to relieve the discomfort of labor. Following the initiation of epidural anesthesia. the nurse should give priority to:
    • A. 

      Checking for cervical dilation

    • B. 

      Placing the client in a supine position

    • C. 

      Checking the client’s blood pressure

    • D. 

      Obtaining a fetal heart rate

  • 10. 
    The nurse is aware that the best way to prevent postoperative wound infection in the surgical client is to:
    • A. 

      Administer a prescribed antibiotic

    • B. 

      Wash her hands for 2 minutes before care

    • C. 

      Wear a mask when providing care

    • D. 

      Ask the client to cover her mouth when she coughs