Maternal And Child Health Nursing NCLEX Quiz 3

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Maternal And Child Health Nursing NCLEX Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A primigravida patient is admitted to the labor delivery area. Assessment reveals that she is in the early part of the first stage of labor. Her pain is likely to be most intense:
    • A. 

      Around the pelvic girdle

    • B. 

      Around the pelvic girdle and in the upper arms

    • C. 

      Around the pelvic girdle and at the perineum

    • D. 

      At the perineum

  • 2. 
    A female adult patient is taking a progestin-only oral contraceptive or mini pill. Progestin use may increase the patient’s risk for:
    • A. 

      Endometriosis

    • B. 

      Female hypogonadism

    • C. 

      Premenstrual syndrome

    • D. 

      Tubal or ectopic pregnancy

  • 3. 
    A patient with pregnancy-induced hypertension probably exhibits which of the following symptoms?
    • A. 

      Proteinuria. headaches. vaginal bleeding

    • B. 

      Headaches. double vision. vaginal bleeding

    • C. 

      Proteinuria. headaches. double vision

    • D. 

      Proteinuria. double vision. uterine contractions

  • 4. 
    Because cervical effacement and dilation are not progressing in a patient in labor. the doctor orders I.V. administration of oxytocin (Pitocin). Why must the nurse monitor the patient’s fluid intake and output closely during oxytocin administration?
    • A. 

      Oxytocin causes water intoxication

    • B. 

      Oxytocin causes excessive thirst

    • C. 

      Oxytocin is toxic to the kidneys

    • D. 

      Oxytocin has a diuretic effect

  • 5. 
    Five hours after birth. a neonate is transferred to the nursery. where the nurse intervenes to prevent hypothermia. What is a common source of radiant heat loss?
    • A. 

      Low room humidity

    • B. 

      Cold weight scale

    • C. 

      Cool incubator walls

    • D. 

      Cool room temperature

  • 6. 
    After administering bethanechol to a patient with urine retention. the nurse in charge monitors the patient for adverse effects. Which is most likely to occur?
    • A. 

      Decreased peristalsis

    • B. 

      Increase heart rate

    • C. 

      Dry mucous membranes

    • D. 

      Nausea and Vomiting

  • 7. 
    The nurse in charge is caring for a patient who is in the first stage of labor. What is the shortest but most difficult part of this stage?
    • A. 

      Active phase

    • B. 

      Complete phase

    • C. 

      Latent phase

    • D. 

      Transitional phase

  • 8. 
    After 3 days of breastfeeding. a postpartal patient reports nipple soreness. To relieve her discomfort. the nurse should suggest that she:
    • A. 

      Apply warm compresses to her nipples just before feedings

    • B. 

      Lubricate her nipples with expressed milk before feeding

    • C. 

      Dry her nipples with a soft towel after feedings

    • D. 

      Apply soap directly to her nipples. and then rinse

  • 9. 
    The nurse is developing a teaching plan for a patient who is 8 weeks pregnant. The nurse should tell the patient that she can expect to feel the fetus move at which time?
    • A. 

      Between 10 and 12 weeks’ gestation

    • B. 

      Between 16 and 20 weeks’ gestation

    • C. 

      Between 21 and 23 weeks’ gestation

    • D. 

      Between 24 and 26 weeks’ gestation

  • 10. 
    Normal lochial findings in the first 24 hours post-delivery include:
    • A. 

      Bright red blood

    • B. 

      Large clots or tissue fragments

    • C. 

      A foul odor

    • D. 

      The complete absence of lochia

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