Obstetrical Nursing – Antepartum – NCLEX Quiz 3

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Rho (D) immune globulin (RhoGAM) is prescribed for a woman following delivery of a newborn infant and the nurse provides information to the woman about the purpose of the medication. The nurse determines that the woman understands the purpose of the medication if the woman states that it will protect her next baby from which of the following?
    • A. 

      Being affected by Rh incompatibility

    • B. 

      Having Rh-positive blood

    • C. 

      Developing a rubella infection

    • D. 

      Developing physiological jaundice

  • 2. 
    A pregnant client is receiving magnesium sulfate for the management of preeclampsia. A nurse determines the client is experiencing toxicity from the medication if which of the following is noted on assessment?
    • A. 

      Presence of deep tendon reflexes

    • B. 

      Serum magnesium level of 6 mEq/L

    • C. 

      Proteinuria of +3

    • D. 

      Respirations of 10 per minute

  • 3. 
    A woman with preeclampsia is receiving magnesium sulfate. The nurse assigned to care for the client determines that the magnesium therapy is effective if:
    • A. 

      Ankle clonus in noted

    • B. 

      The blood pressure decreases

    • C. 

      Seizures do not occur

    • D. 

      Scotomas are present

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Monitor maternal vital signs every 2 hours

    • B. 

      Notify the physician if respirations are less than 18 per minute.

    • C. 

      Monitor renal function and cardiac function closely

    • D. 

      Keep calcium gluconate on hand in case of a magnesium sulfate overdose

    • E. 

      Monitor deep tendon reflexes hourly

    • F. 

      Monitor I and O’s hourly

    • G. 

      Notify the physician if urinary output is less than 30 ml per hour.

  • 5. 
    In the 12th week of gestation. a client completely expels the products of conception. Because the client is Rh negative. the nurse must:
    • A. 

      Administer RhoGAM within 72 hours

    • B. 

      Make certain she receives RhoGAM on her first clinic visit

    • C. 

      Not give RhoGAM. since it is not used with the birth of a stillborn

    • D. 

      Make certain the client does not receive RhoGAM. since the gestation only lasted 12 weeks.

  • 6. 
    In a lecture on sexual functioning. the nurse plans to include the fact that ovulation occurs when the:
    • A. 

      Oxytocin is too high

    • B. 

      Blood level of LH is too high

    • C. 

      Progesterone level is high

    • D. 

      Endometrial wall is sloughed off.

  • 7. 
    The chief function of progesterone is the:
    • A. 

      Development of the female reproductive system

    • B. 

      Stimulation of the follicles for ovulation to occur

    • C. 

      Preparation of the uterus to receive a fertilized egg

    • D. 

      Establishment of secondary male sex characteristics

  • 8. 
    The developing cells are called a fetus from the:
    • A. 

      Time the fetal heart is heard

    • B. 

      Eighth week to the time of birth

    • C. 

      Implantation of the fertilized ovum

    • D. 

      End of the send week to the onset of labor

  • 9. 
    After the first four months of pregnancy. the chief source of estrogen and progesterone is the:
    • A. 

      Placenta

    • B. 

      Adrenal cortex

    • C. 

      Corpus luteum

    • D. 

      Anterior hypophysis

  • 10. 
    The nurse recognizes that an expected change in the hematologic system that occurs during the 2nd trimester of pregnancy is:
    • A. 

      A decrease in WBC’s

    • B. 

      In increase in hematocrit

    • C. 

      An increase in blood volume

    • D. 

      A decrease in sedimentation rate