Maternal And Child Health Nursing NCLEX Quiz 12

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following describes the Babinski reflex?
    • A. 

      The newborn’s toes will hyperextend and fan apart from dorsiflexion of the big toe when one side of foot is stroked upward from the ball of the heel and across the ball of the foot.

    • B. 

      The newborn abducts and flexes all extremities and may begin to cry when exposed to sudden movement or loud noise.

    • C. 

      The newborn turns the head in the direction of stimulus. opens the mouth. and begins to suck when cheek. lip. or corner of mouth is touched.

    • D. 

      The newborn will attempt to crawl forward with both arms and legs when he is placed on his abdomen on a flat surface

  • 2. 
    Which of the following statements best describes hyperemesis gravidarum?
    • A. 

      Severe anemia leading to an electrolyte. metabolic. and nutritional imbalances in the absence of other medical problems.

    • B. 

      Severe nausea and vomiting leading to an electrolyte. metabolic. and nutritional imbalances in the absence of other medical problems.

    • C. 

      Loss of appetite and continuous vomiting that commonly results in dehydration and ultimately decreasing maternal nutrients

    • D. 

      Severe nausea and diarrhea that can cause gastrointestinal irritation and possibly internal bleeding

  • 3. 
    Which of the following would the nurse identify as a classic sign of PIH?
    • A. 

      Edema of the feet and ankles

    • B. 

      Edema of the hands and face

    • C. 

      Weight gain of 1 lb/week

    • D. 

      Early morning headache

  • 4. 
    In which of the following types of spontaneous abortions would the nurse assess dark brown vaginal discharge and a negative pregnancy test?
    • A. 

      Threatened

    • B. 

      Imminent

    • C. 

      Missed

    • D. 

      Incomplete

  • 5. 
    Which of the following factors would the nurse suspect as predisposing a client to placenta previa?
    • A. 

      Multiple gestation

    • B. 

      Uterine anomalies

    • C. 

      Abdominal trauma

    • D. 

      Renal or vascular disease

  • 6. 
    Which of the following would the nurse assess in a client experiencing abruptio placenta?
    • A. 

      Bright red. painless vaginal bleeding

    • B. 

      Concealed or external dark red bleeding

    • C. 

      Palpable fetal outline

    • D. 

      Soft and nontender abdomen

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is described as premature separation of a normally implanted placenta during the second half of pregnancy. usually with severe hemorrhage?
    • A. 

      Placenta previa

    • B. 

      Ectopic pregnancy

    • C. 

      Incompetent cervix

    • D. 

      Abruptio placentae

  • 8. 
    Which of the following may happen if the uterus becomes overstimulated by oxytocin during the induction of labor?
    • A. 

      Weak contraction prolonged to more than 70 seconds

    • B. 

      Tetanic contractions prolonged to more than 90 seconds

    • C. 

      Increased pain with bright red vaginal bleeding

    • D. 

      Increased restlessness and anxiety

  • 9. 
    When preparing a client for cesarean delivery. which of the following key concepts should be considered when implementing nursing care?
    • A. 

      Instruct the mother’s support person to remain in the family lounge until after the delivery

    • B. 

      Arrange for a staff member of the anesthesia department to explain what to expect postoperatively

    • C. 

      Modify preoperative teaching to meet the needs of either a planned or emergency cesarean birth

    • D. 

      Explain the surgery. expected outcome. and kind of anesthetics

  • 10. 
    Which of the following best describes preterm labor?
    • A. 

      Labor that begins after 20 weeks gestation and before 37 weeks gestation

    • B. 

      Labor that begins after 15 weeks gestation and before 37 weeks gestation

    • C. 

      Labor that begins after 24 weeks gestation and before 28 weeks gestation

    • D. 

      Labor that begins after 28 weeks gestation and before 40 weeks gestation

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