Maternal And Child Health Nursing NCLEX Quiz 2

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Maternal And Child Health Nursing NCLEX Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A primigravida client at 25 weeks gestation visits the clinic and tells the nurse that her lower back aches when she arrives home from work. The nurse should suggest that the client perform:
    • A. 

      Tailor sitting

    • B. 

      Leg lifting

    • C. 

      Shoulder circling

    • D. 

      Squatting exercises

  • 2. 
    Which of the following would the nurse in charge do first after observing a 2-cm circle of bright red bleeding on the diaper of a neonate who just had a circumcision?
    • A. 

      Notify the neonate’s pediatrician immediately

    • B. 

      Check the diaper and circumcision again in 30 minutes

    • C. 

      Secure the diaper tightly to apply pressure on the site

    • D. 

      Apply gentle pressure to the site with a sterile gauze pad

  • 3. 
    Which of the following would the nurse most likely expect to find when assessing a pregnant client with abruption placenta?
    • A. 

      Excessive vaginal bleeding

    • B. 

      Rigid. board-like abdomen

    • C. 

      Titanic uterine contractions

    • D. 

      Premature rupture of membranes

  • 4. 
    While the client is in active labor with twins and the cervix is 5 cm dilates. the nurse observes contractions occurring at a rate of every 7 to 8 minutes in a 30-minute period. Which of the following would be the nurse’s most appropriate action?
    • A. 

      Note the fetal heart rate patterns

    • B. 

      Notify the physician immediately

    • C. 

      Administer oxygen at 6 liters by mask

    • D. 

      Have the client pant-blow during the contractions

  • 5. 
    A client tells the nurse. “I think my baby likes to hear me talk to him.” When discussing neonates and stimulation with sound. which of the following would the nurse include as a means to elicit the best response?
    • A. 

      High-pitched speech with tonal variations

    • B. 

      Low-pitched speech with a sameness of tone

    • C. 

      Cooing sounds rather than words

    • D. 

      Repeated stimulation with loud sounds

  • 6. 
    A 31-year-old multipara is admitted to the birthing room after initial examination reveals her cervix to be at 8 cm. completely effaced (100 %). and at 0 station. What phase of labor is she in?
    • A. 

      Active phase

    • B. 

      Latent phase

    • C. 

      Expulsive phase

    • D. 

      Transitional phase

  • 7. 
    A pregnant patient asks the nurse if she can take castor oil for her constipation. How should the nurse respond?
    • A. 

      “Yes. it produces no adverse effect.”

    • B. 

      “No. it can initiate premature uterine contractions.”

    • C. 

      “No. it can promote sodium retention.”

    • D. 

      “No. it can lead to increased absorption of fat-soluble vitamins.”

  • 8. 
    A patient in her 14th week of pregnancy has presented with abdominal cramping and vaginal bleeding for the past 8 hours. She has passed several clots. What is the primary nursing diagnosis for this patient?
    • A. 

      Knowledge deficit

    • B. 

      Fluid volume deficit

    • C. 

      Anticipatory grieving

    • D. 

      Pain

  • 9. 
    Immediately after delivery. the nurse-midwife assesses the neonate’s head for signs of molding. Which factors determine the type of molding?
    • A. 

      Fetal body flexion or extension

    • B. 

      Maternal age. body frame. and weight

    • C. 

      Maternal and paternal ethnic backgrounds

    • D. 

      Maternal parity and gravidity

  • 10. 
    For a patient in active labor. the nurse-midwife plans to use an internal electronic fetal monitoring (EFM) device. What must occur before the internal EFM can be applied?
    • A. 

      The membranes must rupture

    • B. 

      The fetus must be at 0 station

    • C. 

      The cervix must be dilated fully

    • D. 

      The patient must receive anesthesia

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