Maternal And Child Health Nursing NCLEX Quiz 6

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Maternal And Child Health Nursing NCLEX Quiz 6

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A client with type 1 diabetes mellitus who is a multigravida visits the clinic at 27 weeks gestation. The nurse should instruct the client that for most pregnant women with type 1 diabetes mellitus:
    • A. 

      Weekly fetal movement counts are made by the mother.

    • B. 

      Contraction stress testing is performed weekly.

    • C. 

      Induction of labor is begun at 34 weeks’ gestation.

    • D. 

      Nonstress testing is performed weekly until 32 weeks’ gestation

  • 2. 
    When administering magnesium sulfate to a client with preeclampsia. the nurse understands that this drug is given to:
    • A. 

      Prevent seizures

    • B. 

      Reduce blood pressure

    • C. 

      Slow the process of labor

    • D. 

      Increase dieresis

  • 3. 
    What is the approximate time that the blastocyst spends traveling to the uterus for implantation?
    • A. 

      2 days

    • B. 

      7 days

    • C. 

      10 days

    • D. 

      14 weeks

  • 4. 
    After teaching a pregnant woman who is in labor about the purpose of the episiotomy. which of the following purposes stated by the client would indicate to the nurse that the teaching was effective?
    • A. 

      Shortens the second stage of labor

    • B. 

      Enlarges the pelvic inlet

    • C. 

      Prevents perineal edema

    • D. 

      Ensures quick placenta delivery

  • 5. 
    A primigravida client at about 35 weeks gestation in active labor has had no prenatal care and admitted to cocaine use during the pregnancy. Which of the following persons must the nurse notify?
    • A. 

      Nursing unit manager so appropriate agencies can be notified

    • B. 

      Head of the hospital’s security department

    • C. 

      Chaplain in case the fetus dies in utero

    • D. 

      Physician who will attend the delivery of the infant

  • 6. 
    When preparing a teaching plan for a client who is to receive a rubella vaccine during the postpartum period. the nurse in charge should include which of the following?
    • A. 

      The vaccine prevents a future fetus from developing congenital anomalies

    • B. 

      Pregnancy should be avoided for 3 months after the immunization

    • C. 

      The client should avoid contact with children diagnosed with rubella

    • D. 

      The injection will provide immunity against the 7-day measles.

  • 7. 
    A client with eclampsia begins to experience a seizure. Which of the following would the nurse in charge do first?
    • A. 

      Pad the side rails

    • B. 

      Place a pillow under the left buttock

    • C. 

      Insert a padded tongue blade into the mouth

    • D. 

      Maintain a patent airway

  • 8. 
    While caring for a multigravida client in early labor in a birthing center. which of the following foods would be best if the client requests a snack?
    • A. 

      Yogurt

    • B. 

      Cereal with milk

    • C. 

      Vegetable soup

    • D. 

      Peanut butter cookies

  • 9. 
    The multigravida mother with a history of rapid labor who us in active labor calls out to the nurse. “The baby is coming!” which of the following would be the nurse’s first action?
    • A. 

      Inspect the perineum

    • B. 

      Time the contractions

    • C. 

      Auscultate the fetal heart rate

    • D. 

      Contact the birth attendant

  • 10. 
    While assessing a primipara during the immediate postpartum period. the nurse in charge plans to use both hands to assess the client’s fundus to:
    • A. 

      Prevent uterine inversion

    • B. 

      Promote uterine involution

    • C. 

      Hasten the puerperium period

    • D. 

      Determine the size of the fundus

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