Pediatric Emergency Nursing Quiz #7

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Pediatric Emergency Nursing Quiz #7

Test your knowledge by taking the 7th quiz in the series!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An 8 year old is being evaluated in the ER for suspected appendicitis. The physician has then lie on their left side and extend the hip, eliciting pain in the RLQ. What is this test called?
    • A. 

      Kernig's Sign

    • B. 

      Rovsing's Sign

    • C. 

      Brudzinski's Sign

    • D. 

      Psoas Sign

  • 2. 
    A 10-year-old is accidentally shot in the forearm by a small caliber firearm. The wound enters the dorsum of the forearm and exits on the ventral side. The patient is ambulatory and has minor pain at the site. What test is likely needed for evaluation of the injury?
    • A. 

      CT scan of arm

    • B. 

      MRI of arm

    • C. 

      Arteriogram

    • D. 

      Ultrasound of arm

  • 3. 
    A 5-year-old girl has a fever, headache, and complaints of a stiff neck. The physician suspects bacterial meningitis. What is the best test culture site to detect the bacteria?
    • A. 

      Lumbar puncture

    • B. 

      Clean catch urine

    • C. 

      Nasal swab

    • D. 

      Blood Culture

  • 4. 
    A 14-year-old boy with leukemia is receiving an IV infusion of packed red blood cells. The client reports that he is feeling anxious and short of breath even though his respiratory rate is 24. What should the nurse do in this situation?
    • A. 

      Give a dose of diphenhydramine

    • B. 

      Give a dose of acetominophen

    • C. 

      Stop infusion and notify physician

    • D. 

      Give a dose of ibuprofen

  • 5. 
    A patient is experiencing dizziness, shortness of breath, lightheadedness, and nausea caused by encephalitis. Which of the following descriptions most accurately describes the patient's condition?
    • A. 

      Metabolic acidosis

    • B. 

      Respiratory alkalosis

    • C. 

      Metabolic alkalosis

    • D. 

      Respiratory acidosis

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