Maternal And Child Health Nursing NCLEX Quiz 7

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which behaviors would be exhibited during the letting-go phase of maternal role adaptation. Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      Emergence of family unit

    • B. 

      Dependent behaviors

    • C. 

      Sexual intimacy relationship continuing

    • D. 

      Defining one’s individual roles

    • E. 

      Being talkative and excited about becoming a mother

  • 2. 
    While making a visit to the home of a postpartum woman 1 week after birth, the nurse should recognize that the woman would characteristically:
    • A. 

      Express a strong need to review the events and her behavior during the process of labor and birth.

    • B. 

      Exhibit a reduced attention span. limiting readiness to learn.

    • C. 

      Vacillate between the desire to have her own nurturing needs met and the need to take charge of her own care and that of her newborn.

    • D. 

      Have reestablished her role as a spouse or partner.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is the most common kind of placental adherence seen in pregnant women?
    • A. 

      Accreta

    • B. 

      Placenta previa

    • C. 

      Percreta

    • D. 

      Increta

  • 4. 
    A 40-year-old woman with a high body mass index (BMI) is 10 weeks pregnant. Which diagnostic tool is appropriate to suggest to her at this time?
    • A. 

      Biophysical profile

    • B. 

      Amniocentesis

    • C. 

      Maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein (MSAFP)

    • D. 

      Transvaginal ultrasound

  • 5. 
    A nurse providing care for the antepartum woman should understand that the contraction stress test (CST):
    • A. 

      Sometimes uses vibroacoustic stimulation.

    • B. 

      Is an invasive test; however. contractions are stimulated.

    • C. 

      Is considered to have a negative result if no late decelerations are observed with the contractions.

    • D. 

      Is more effective than nonstress test (NST) if the membranes have already been ruptured.

  • 6. 
    In the past, factors to determine whether a woman was likely to have a high-risk pregnancy were evaluated primarily from a medical point of view. A broader, more comprehensive approach to high-risk pregnancy has been adopted. There are now four categories based on threats to the health of the woman and the outcome of pregnancy. Which of the options listed here is not included as a category?
    • A. 

      Biophysical

    • B. 

      Psychosocial

    • C. 

      Geographic

    • D. 

      Environmental

  • 7. 
    A woman who is at 36 weeks of gestation is having a nonstress test. Which statement indicates her correct understanding of the test?
    • A. 

      “I will need to have a full bladder for the test to be done accurately.”

    • B. 

      “I should have my husband drive me home after the test because I may be nauseated.”

    • C. 

      “This test will help to determine whether the baby has Down syndrome or a neural tube defect.”

    • D. 

      “This test observes for fetal activity and an acceleration of the fetal heart rate to determine the well-being of the baby.”

  • 8. 
    What is an appropriate indicator for performing a contraction stress test?
    • A. 

      Increased fetal movement and small for gestational age

    • B. 

      Maternal diabetes mellitus and postmaturity

    • C. 

      Adolescent pregnancy and poor prenatal care

    • D. 

      History of preterm labor and intrauterine growth restriction

  • 9. 
    The nurse sees a woman for the first time when she is 30 weeks pregnant. The woman has smoked throughout the pregnancy, and fundal height measurements now are suggestive of growth restriction in the fetus. In addition to ultrasound to measure fetal size, what would be another tool useful in confirming the diagnosis?
    • A. 

      Doppler blood flow analysis

    • B. 

      Contraction stress test (CST)

    • C. 

      Amniocentesis

    • D. 

      Daily fetal movement counts

  • 10. 
    A nurse is providing instruction for an obstetrical patient to perform a daily fetal movement count (DFMC). Which instructions could be included in the plan of care? Select all that apply.Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      The fetal alarm signal is reached when there are no fetal movements noted for 5 hours.

    • B. 

      The patient can monitor fetal activity once daily for a 60-minute period and note activity.

    • C. 

      Monitor fetal activity two times a day either after meals or before bed for a period of 2 hours or until 10 fetal movements are noted.

    • D. 

      Count all fetal movements in a 12-hour period daily until 10 fetal movements are noted.

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