NCLEX Pharmacology Quiz 38 Pediatric Medications And Administrations

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NCLEX Pharmacology Quiz 38 Pediatric Medications And Administrations

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A nurse provides medication instructions to a first-time mother. Which statement made by the mother indicates a need for further instructions?
    • A. 

      “I should mix the medication in the baby food and give it when I feed the child”.

    • B. 

      “I should administer the oral medication sitting in an upright position and with the head elevated”.

    • C. 

      “I will give my child a toy after giving the medication”.

    • D. 

      “I will offer my child a juice drink after swallowing the medication”.

  • 2. 
    A nurse prepares to administer an intramuscular injection to a 6-month-old infant. The nurse selects which site to administer the medication?
    • A. 

      Rectus femoris.

    • B. 

      Dorsal gluteal.

    • C. 

      Ventrogluteal.

    • D. 

      Vastus lateralis.

  • 3. 
    A nurse prepares to administer a 3ml injection via intramuscular injection to a 5-year-old child. The nurse selects which site to administer the medication?
    • A. 

      Rectus femoris.

    • B. 

      Deltoid.

    • C. 

      Ventrogluteal.

    • D. 

      Vastus lateralis.

  • 4. 
    A nurse is providing instructions to a mother who has a child with congestive heart failure regarding Digoxin (Lanoxin). Which statement made by the mother indicates further teaching?
    • A. 

      “I will administer the medication 1 hour before or 2 hours after meal”.

    • B. 

      “I will use a special dose-measuring spoon or cup

    • C. 

      “If my child vomits after administration

    • D. 

      “If more than one dose is missed

  • 5. 
    A physician prescribes an IV solution of 500 ml 0.45% Saline with an incorporation of 20mEq potassium chloride for a child with dehydration. The nurse should check which of the following before administering this IV prescription?
    • A. 

      Blood pressure.

    • B. 

      Height.

    • C. 

      Weight.

    • D. 

      Urine output.

  • 6. 
    A child was brought to the emergency department with complaints of nausea
    • A. 

      Potassium chloride IV infusion.

    • B. 

      Dextrose 5% IV infusion.

    • C. 

      Ringer’s Lactate.

    • D. 

      Normal saline IV infusion.

  • 7. 
    A 1-year-old child is diagnosed with scabies. Which of the following medicine is expected to be prescribed?
    • A. 

      Permethrin.

    • B. 

      Lindane.

    • C. 

      Both.

    • D. 

      None.

  • 8. 
    A nurse is monitoring the intake and output of an infant receiving furosemide (Lasix) IV. Which of the following method is the most appropriate in measuring the urine output? 
    • A. 

      Ask the mother regarding the number of diaper changes.

    • B. 

      Compare intake with output.

    • C. 

      Weighing the diaper.

    • D. 

      Insert Foley catheter.

  • 9. 
    An infant with a patent ductus arteriosus is admitted to the pediatric unit ward. The nurse anticipates which of the following medications will be given to the infant?
    • A. 

      Prednisone.

    • B. 

      Ibuprofen.

    • C. 

      Penicillin.

    • D. 

      Albuterol.

  • 10. 
    Hydrocortisone cream 1% is given to a child with eczema. The nurse gives instruction to the mother to apply the cream by?
    • A. 

      Apply a thin layer of cream and spread it into the area thoroughly.

    • B. 

      Avoid cleansing the area before the application.

    • C. 

      Apply a thick layer of the cream to affected areas only.

    • D. 

      Apply the cream to other areas to avoid occurrence.