Quiz: Maternal And Child Health Nursing NCLEX Practice Questions

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Quiz: Maternal And Child Health Nursing NCLEX Practice Questions

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  • 1. 
    The following are signs that the placenta has detached EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Lengthening of the cord

    • B. 

      Uterus becomes more globular

    • C. 

      Sudden gush of blood

    • D. 

      Mother feels like bearing down

  • 2. 
    When the shiny portion of the placenta comes out first. this is called the ___ mechanism.
    • A. 

      Schultze

    • B. 

      Ritgens

    • C. 

      Duncan

    • D. 

      Marmets

  • 3. 
    When the baby’s head is out. the immediate action of the nurse is
    • A. 

      Cut the umbilical cord

    • B. 

      Wipe the baby’s face and suction mouth first

    • C. 

      Check if there is cord coiled around the neck

    • D. 

      Deliver the anterior shoulder

  • 4. 
    When delivering the baby’s head the nurse supports the mother’s perineum to prevent a tear. This technique is called
    • A. 

      Marmet’s technique

    • B. 

      Ritgen’s technique

    • C. 

      Duncan maneuver

    • D. 

      Schultze maneuver

  • 5. 
    The basic delivery set for normal vaginal delivery includes the following instruments/articles EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      2 clamps

    • B. 

      Pair of scissors

    • C. 

      Kidney Basin

    • D. 

      Retractor

  • 6. 
    As soon as the placenta is delivered. the nurse must do which of the following actions?
    • A. 

      Inspect the placenta for completeness including the membranes

    • B. 

      Place the placenta in a receptacle for disposal

    • C. 

      Label the placenta properly

    • D. 

      Leave the placenta in the kidney basin for the nursing aide to dispose properly

  • 7. 
    In vaginal delivery done in the hospital setting. the doctor routinely orders an oxytocin to be given to the mother parenterally. The oxytocin is usually given after the placenta has been delivered and not before because:
    • A. 

      Oxytocin will prevent bleeding

    • B. 

      Oxytocin can make the cervix close and thus trap the placenta inside

    • C. 

      Oxytocin will facilitate placental delivery

    • D. 

      Giving oxytocin will ensure complete delivery of the placenta

  • 8. 
    In a gravido-cardiac mother. the first 2 hours postpartum (4th stage of labor and delivery) particularly in a cesarean section is a critical period because at this stage
    • A. 

      There is a fluid shift from the placental circulation to the maternal circulation which can overload the compromised heart.

    • B. 

      The maternal heart is already weak and the mother can die

    • C. 

      The delivery process is strenuous to the mother

    • D. 

      The mother is tired and weak which can distress the heart

  • 9. 
    This drug is usually given parentally to enhance uterine contraction:
    • A. 

      Terbutaline

    • B. 

      Pitocin

    • C. 

      Magnesium sulfate

    • D. 

      Lidocaine

  • 10. 
    The partograph is a tool used to monitor labor. The maternal parameters measured/monitored are the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Vital signs

    • B. 

      Fluid intake and output

    • C. 

      Uterine contraction

    • D. 

      Cervical dilatation

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