Maternal And Child Health Nursing NCLEX Quiz 8

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A patient has undergone an amniocentesis for evaluation of fetal well-being. Which intervention would be included in the nurse’s plan of care after the procedure? Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      Perform ultrasound to determine fetal positioning.

    • B. 

      Observe the patient for possible uterine contractions.

    • C. 

      Administer RhoGAM to the patient if she is Rh negative.

    • D. 

      Perform a mini catheterization to obtain a urine specimen to assess for bleeding.

  • 2. 
    With regard to small-for-gestational-age (SGA) infants and intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR). nurses should be aware that:
    • A. 

      In the first trimester. diseases or abnormalities result in asymmetric IUGR.

    • B. 

      Infants with asymmetric IUGR have the potential for normal growth and development.

    • C. 

      In asymmetric IUGR. weight is slightly more than SGA. whereas length and head circumference are somewhat less than SGA.

    • D. 

      Symmetric IUGR occurs in the later stages of pregnancy.

  • 3. 
    A client who delivered by cesarean section 24 hours ago is using a patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) pump for pain control. Her oral intake has been ice chips only since surgery. She is now complaining of nausea and bloating. and states that because she had nothing to eat. she is too weak to breastfeed her infant. Which nursing diagnosis has the highest priority?
    • A. 

      Altered nutrition. less than body requirements for lactation

    • B. 

      Alteration in comfort related to nausea and abdominal distention

    • C. 

      Impaired bowel motility related to pain medication and immobility

    • D. 

      Fatigue related to cesarean delivery and physical care demands of infant

  • 4. 
    The nurse is teaching care of the newborn to a childbirth preparation class and describes the need for administering antibiotic ointment into the eyes of the newborn. An expectant father asks. “What type of disease causes infections in babies that can be prevented by using this ointment?” Which response by the nurse is accurate?
    • A. 

      Herpes

    • B. 

      Trichomonas

    • C. 

      Gonorrhea

    • D. 

      Syphilis

  • 5. 
    A new mother is having trouble breastfeeding her newborn. The child is making frantic rooting motions and will not grasp the nipple. Which intervention should the nurse implement?
    • A. 

      Encourage frequent use of a pacifier so that the infant becomes accustomed to sucking.

    • B. 

      Hold the infant’s head firmly against the breast until he latches onto the nipple.

    • C. 

      Encourage the mother to stop feeding for a few minutes and comfort the infant.

    • D. 

      Provide a formula for the infant until he becomes calm. and then offer the breast again.

  • 6. 
    The nurse is counseling a couple who has sought information about conceiving. The couple asks the nurse to explain when ovulation usually occurs. Which statement by the nurse is correct?
    • A. 

      Two weeks before menstruation

    • B. 

      Immediately after menstruation

    • C. 

      Immediately before menstruation

    • D. 

      Three weeks before menstruation

  • 7. 
    The nurse instructs a laboring client to use accelerated blow breathing. The client begins to complain of tingling fingers and dizziness. Which action should the nurse take?
    • A. 

      Administer oxygen by face mask.

    • B. 

      Notify the health care provider of the client’s symptoms.

    • C. 

      Have the client breathe into her cupped hands.

    • D. 

      Check the client’s blood pressure and fetal heart rate.

  • 8. 
    When assessing a client at 12 weeks of gestation. the nurse recommends that she and her husband consider attending childbirth preparation classes. When is the best time for the couple to attend these classes?
    • A. 

      At 16 weeks of gestation

    • B. 

      At 20 weeks of gestation

    • C. 

      At 24 weeks of gestation

    • D. 

      At 30 weeks of gestation

  • 9. 
    One hour following a normal vaginal delivery. a newborn infant boy’s axillary temperature is 96° F. his lower lip is shaking and. when the nurse assesses for a Moro reflex. the boy’s hands shake. Which intervention should the nurse implement first?
    • A. 

      Stimulate the infant to cry.

    • B. 

      Wrap the infant in warm blankets.

    • C. 

      Feed the infant formula.

    • D. 

      Obtain a serum glucose level.

  • 10. 
    Which statement made by the client indicates that the mother understands the limitations of breastfeeding her newborn?
    • A. 

      “Breastfeeding my infant consistently every 3 to 4 hours stops ovulation and my period.”

    • B. 

      “Breastfeeding my baby immediately after drinking alcohol is safer than waiting for the alcohol to clear my breast milk.”

    • C. 

      “I can start smoking cigarettes while breastfeeding because it will not affect my breast milk.”

    • D. 

      “When I take a warm shower after I breastfeed. it relieves the pain from being engorged between breastfeedings.”

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