Maternal And Child Health Nursing NCLEX Quiz 36

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  • 1. 
    Postpartum blues is said to be normal provided that the following characteristics are present. These are  : (Select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Within 3-10 days only;

    • B. 

      Woman exhibits the following symptoms- episodic tearfulness. fatigue. oversensitivity. poor appetite;

    • C. 

      Maybe more severe symptoms in primipara

  • 2. 
    The neonatal circulation differs from the fetal circulation because
    • A. 

      The fetal lungs are non-functioning as an organ and most of the blood in the fetal circulation is mixed blooD.

    • B. 

      The blood at the left atrium of the fetal heart is shunted to the right atrium to facilitate its passage to the lungs

    • C. 

      The blood in the left side of the fetal heart contains oxygenated blood while the blood on the right side contains unoxygenated blooD.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    The normal respiration of a newborn immediately after birth is characterized as:
    • A. 

      Shallow and irregular with short periods of apnea lasting not longer than 15 seconds. 30-60 breaths per minute

    • B. 

      20-40 breaths per minute. abdominal breathing with active use of intercostals muscles

    • C. 

      30-60 breaths per minute with apnea lasting more than 15 seconds. abdominal breathing

    • D. 

      30-50 breaths per minute. active use of abdominal and intercostal muscles

  • 4. 
    The anterior fontanelle is characterized as:
    • A. 

      3-4 cm anteroposterior diameter and 2-3 cm transverse diameter. diamond shape

    • B. 

      2-3 cm anteroposterior diameter and 3-4 cm transverse diameter and diamond shape

    • C. 

      2-3 cm in both anteroposterior and transverse diameter and diamond shape

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    The ideal site for vitamin K injection in the newborn is:
    • A. 

      Right upper arm

    • B. 

      Left upper arm

    • C. 

      Either right or left buttocks

    • D. 

      Middle third of the thigh

  • 6. 
    At what APGAR score at 5 minutes after birth should resuscitation be initiated?
    • A. 

      03/01/2017

    • B. 

      08/07/2017

    • C. 

      10/09/2017

    • D. 

      07/06/2017

  • 7. 
    Right after birth. when the skin of the baby’s trunk is pinkish but the soles of the feet and palm of the hands are bluish this is called:
    • A. 

      Syndactyly

    • B. 

      Acrocyanosis

    • C. 

      Peripheral cyanosis

    • D. 

      Cephalo-caudal cyanosis

  • 8. 
    The minimum birth weight for full-term babies to be considered normal is:
    • A. 

      2.000gms

    • B. 

      1.500gms

    • C. 

      2.500gms

    • D. 

      3.000gms

  • 9. 
    This procedure is done to prevent ophthalmia neonatorum is:
    • A. 

      Marmet’s technique

    • B. 

      Crede’s method

    • C. 

      Ritgen’s method

    • D. 

      Ophthalmic wash

  • 10. 
    Which of the following characteristics will distinguish a postmature neonate at birth?
    • A. 

      Plenty of lanugo and vernix caseosa

    • B. 

      Lanugo mainly on the shoulders and vernix in the skin folds

    • C. 

      Pinkish skin with good turgor

    • D. 

      Almost leather-like. dry. cracked skin. negligible vernix caseosa

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