Maternal And Child Health Nursing NCLEX Quiz 27

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You are performing an abdominal exam on a 9th-month pregnant woman. While lying supine. she felt breathless. had pallor. tachycardia. and cold clammy skin. The correct assessment of the woman’s condition is that she is:
    • A. 

      Experiencing the beginning of labor

    • B. 

      Having supine hypotension

    • C. 

      Having sudden elevation of BP

    • D. 

      Going into shock

  • 2. 
    Smoking is contraindicated in pregnancy because
    • A. 

      Nicotine causes vasodilation of the mother’s blood vessels

    • B. 

      Carbon monoxide binds with the hemoglobin of the mother reducing available hemoglobin for the fetus

    • C. 

      The smoke will make the fetus. and the mother feel dizzy

    • D. 

      Nicotine will cause vasoconstriction of the fetal blood vessels

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is the most likely effect on the fetus if the woman is severely anemic during pregnancy?
    • A. 

      Large for gestational age (LGA) fetus

    • B. 

      Hemorrhage

    • C. 

      Small for gestational age (SGA) baby

    • D. 

      Erythroblastosis fetalis

  • 4. 
    Which of the following signs and symptoms will most likely make the nurse suspect that the patient has hydatidiform mole?
    • A. 

      Slight bleeding

    • B. 

      Passage of clear vesicular mass per vagina

    • C. 

      Absence of fetal heart beat

    • D. 

      Enlargement of the uterus

  • 5. 
    Upon assessment. the nurse found the following: fundus at 2 fingerbreadths above the umbilicus. last menstrual period (LMP) 5 months ago. fetal heart beat (FHB) not appreciated. Which of the following is the most possible diagnosis of this condition?
    • A. 

      Hydatidiform mole

    • B. 

      Missed abortion

    • C. 

      Pelvic inflammatory disease

    • D. 

      Ectopic pregnancy

  • 6. 
    When a pregnant woman goes into a convulsive seizure. the MOST immediate action of the nurse to ensure the safety of the patient is:
    • A. 

      Apply restraint so that the patient will not fall out of bed

    • B. 

      Put a mouth gag so that the patient will not bite her tongue and the tongue will not fall back

    • C. 

      Position the mother on her side to allow the secretions to drain from her mouth and prevent aspiration

    • D. 

      Check if the woman is also having a precipitate labor

  • 7. 
    A gravidocardiac mother is advised to observe bed rest primarily to
    • A. 

      Allow the fetus to achieve normal intrauterine growth

    • B. 

      Minimize oxygen consumption which can aggravate the condition of the compromised heart of the mother

    • C. 

      Prevent perinatal infection

    • D. 

      Reduce incidence of premature labor

  • 8. 
    A pregnant mother is admitted to the hospital with the chief complaint of profuse vaginal bleeding. AOG 36 wks. not in labor. The nurse must always consider which of the following precautions:
    • A. 

      The internal exam is done only at the delivery under strict asepsis with a double set-up

    • B. 

      The preferred manner of delivering the baby is vaginal

    • C. 

      An emergency delivery set for vaginal delivery must be made ready before examining the patient

    • D. 

      Internal exam must be done following routine procedure

  • 9. 
    Which of the following signs will distinguish threatened abortion from imminent abortion?
    • A. 

      Severity of bleeding

    • B. 

      Dilation of the cervix

    • C. 

      Nature and location of pain

    • D. 

      Presence of uterine contraction

  • 10. 
    The nursing measure to relieve fetal distress due to maternal supine hypotension is:
    • A. 

      Place the mother in semi-Fowler’s position

    • B. 

      Put the mother on left side lying position

    • C. 

      Place mother on a knee chest position

    • D. 

      Any of the above

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