NCLEX Pharmacology Quiz 39 Pediatric Medications And Administrations

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NCLEX Pharmacology Quiz 39 Pediatric Medications And Administrations

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The nurse is giving instructions to a mother with a child receiving a liquid oral iron supplement. The nurse tells the mother to:
    • A. 

      Take it with meals.

    • B. 

      Mix it with food.

    • C. 

      Mix it with milk.

    • D. 

      Administer it using a straw.

  • 2. 
    A child with B-thalassemia is undergoing a blood transfusion. To prevent organ damage from the excessive amount of iron
    • A. 

      Dextromethorphan.

    • B. 

      Desirudin.

    • C. 

      Deferasirox.

    • D. 

      Desipramine.

  • 3. 
    A child with Kawasaki disease is admitted to the pediatric ward. Which of the following medications will you expect to be a part of the treatment? Select all that apply:
    • A. 

      Gamma Globulin.

    • B. 

      Warfarin.

    • C. 

      Acetaminophen.

    • D. 

      Aspirin.

    • E. 

      Atenolol.

  • 4. 
    A child with known hemophilia A was brought to the emergency room with complaints of nose bleeding and some bruises in the joints. Which of the following should the nurse anticipate to be given to the child?
    • A. 

      Oral iron supplement.

    • B. 

      Cyclosporine.

    • C. 

      Factor X.

    • D. 

      Factor VIII

  • 5. 
    The nurse is reviewing the child’s record who is scheduled to receive inactivated polio vaccine (IPV). Which of the following would prompt the nurse to withhold the administration?
    • A. 

      History of upper respiratory infections.

    • B. 

      History of an anaphylactic reaction to streptomycin.

    • C. 

      History of recent diarrheal episodes.

    • D. 

      History of redness at the previous injection site.

  • 6. 
    A 4 month-year-old infant has just received diphtheria
    • A. 

      Application of cold compress.

    • B. 

      Application of hot compress.

    • C. 

      Monitor for signs of fever.

    • D. 

      Report to the clinic for a repeat injection on the other site.

  • 7. 
    A 6-year-old child is scheduled to have measles
    • A. 

      Intramuscularly in the vastus lateralis muscle.

    • B. 

      Intramuscularly in the deltoid muscle.

    • C. 

      Subcutaneously in the gluteal area.

    • D. 

      Subcutaneously in the outer aspect of the upper arm.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is not true regarding varicella vaccine?
    • A. 

      It is administered subcutaneously.

    • B. 

      Children 13 years and older (With no history of chickenpox or have not previously vaccinated) need two doses given at least 28 days apart.

    • C. 

      Give aspirin for any injection-related pain.

    • D. 

      The most common mild side effects are pain

  • 9. 
    A nurse is handling a child who is on a Furosemide (Lasix) IV infusion. The nurse instruct the mother to encourage the child to eat which of the following?
    • A. 

      Apricot and baked potato skin.

    • B. 

      Bread and butter.

    • C. 

      Gelatin and Cauliflower.

    • D. 

      Ginger ale and cereal.

  • 10. 
    An unconscious child is brought to the emergency room due to Tylenol poisoning. Which of the following is the most appropriate nursing action?
    • A. 

      Administer mucomyst P.O.

    • B. 

      Gastric lavage with activated charcoal.

    • C. 

      Gastric Lavage with activated charcoal and mucomyst.

    • D. 

      Administer ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA).