Maternal And Child Health Nursing NCLEX Quiz 19

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    While performing a physical assessment of a 12 month-old. the nurse notes that the infant’s anterior fontanel is still slightly open. Which of the following is the nurse’s most appropriate action?;
    • A. 

      Notify the physician immediately because there is a problem.;

    • B. 

      Perform an intensive neurological examination.;

    • C. 

      Perform an intensive developmental examination.;

    • D. 

      Do nothing because this is a normal finding for the age.;

  • 2. 
    When teaching a mother about introducing solid foods to her child. which of the following indicates the earliest age at which this should be done?;
    • A. 

      1 month;

    • B. 

      2 months;

    • C. 

      3 months;

    • D. 

      4 months;

  • 3. 
    The infant of a substance-abusing mother is at risk for developing a sense of which of the following?;
    • A. 

      Mistrust;

    • B. 

      Shame;

    • C. 

      Guilt;

    • D. 

      Inferiority;

  • 4. 
    Which of the following toys should the nurse recommend for a 5-month-old?;
    • A. 

      A big red balloon;

    • B. 

      A teddy bear with button eyes;

    • C. 

      A push-pull wooden truck;

    • D. 

      A colorful busy box;

  • 5. 
    The mother of a 2-month-old is concerned that she may be spoiling her baby by picking her up when she cries. Which of the following would be the nurse’s best response?;
    • A. 

      “ Let her cry for a while before picking her up. so you don’t spoil her.”;

    • B. 

      “Babies need to be held and cuddled; you won’t spoil her this way.”

    • C. 

      “Crying at this age means the baby is hungry; give her a bottle.”

    • D. 

      “If you leave her alone she will learn how to cry herself to sleep.”;

  • 6. 
    When assessing an 18-month-old. the nurse notes a characteristic protruding abdomen. Which of the following would explain the rationale for this finding?;
    • A. 

      Increased food intake owing to age;

    • B. 

      Underdeveloped abdominal muscles;

    • C. 

      Bowlegged posture;

    • D. 

      Linear growth curve;

  • 7. 
    If parents keep a toddler dependent in areas where he is capable of using skills. the toddler will develop a sense of which of the following?;
    • A. 

      Mistrust;

    • B. 

      Shame;

    • C. 

      Guilt;

    • D. 

      Inferiority;

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is an appropriate toy for an 18-month-old?;
    • A. 

      Multiple-piece puzzle;

    • B. 

      Miniature cars;

    • C. 

      Finger paints;

    • D. 

      Comic book;

  • 9. 
    When teaching parents about the child’s readiness for toilet training. which of the following signs should the nurse instruct them to watch for in the toddler?;
    • A. 

      Demonstrates dryness for 4 hours;

    • B. 

      Demonstrates ability to sit and walk;

    • C. 

      Has a new sibling for stimulation;

    • D. 

      Verbalizes desire to go to the bathroom;

  • 10. 
    When teaching parents about typical toddler eating patterns. which of the following should be included?;
    • A. 

      Food “jags.”;

    • B. 

      Preference to eat alone;

    • C. 

      Consistent table manners;

    • D. 

      Increase in appetite;

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