Obstetrical Nursing – Antepartum – NCLEX Quiz 5

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following symptoms occurs with a hydatidiform mole?
    • A. 

      Heavy. bright red bleeding every 21 days

    • B. 

      Fetal cardiac motion after 6 weeks gestation

    • C. 

      Benign tumors found in the smooth muscle of the uterus

    • D. 

      “Snowstorm” pattern on ultrasound with no fetus or gestational sac

  • 2. 
    Which of the following terms applies to the tiny. blanched. slightly raised end arterioles found on the face. neck. arms. and chest during pregnancy?
    • A. 

      Epulis

    • B. 

      Linea nigra

    • C. 

      Striae gravidarum

    • D. 

      Telangiectasias

  • 3. 
    Which of the following conditions is common in pregnant women in the 2nd trimester of pregnancy?
    • A. 

      Mastitis

    • B. 

      Metabolic alkalosis

    • C. 

      Physiologic anemia

    • D. 

      Respiratory acidosis

  • 4. 
    A 21-year old client. 6 weeks’ pregnant is diagnosed with hyperemesis gravidarum. This excessive vomiting during pregnancy will often result in which of the following conditions?
    • A. 

      Bowel perforation

    • B. 

      Electrolyte imbalance

    • C. 

      Miscarriage

    • D. 

      Pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH)

  • 5. 
    Clients with gestational diabetes are usually managed by which of the following therapies?
    • A. 

      Diet

    • B. 

      NPH insulin (long-acting)

    • C. 

      Oral hypoglycemic drugs

    • D. 

      Oral hypoglycemic drugs and insulin

  • 6. 
    The antagonist for magnesium sulfate should be readily available to any client receiving IV magnesium. Which of the following drugs is the antidote for magnesium toxicity?
    • A. 

      Calcium gluconate

    • B. 

      Hydralazine (Apresoline)

    • C. 

      Narcan

    • D. 

      RhoGAM

  • 7. 
    Which of the following answers best describes the stage of pregnancy in which maternal and fetal blood are exchanged?
    • A. 

      Conception

    • B. 

      9 weeks’ gestation. when the fetal heart is well developed

    • C. 

      32-34 weeks gestation

    • D. 

      Maternal and fetal blood are never exchanged

  • 8. 
    Gravida refers to which of the following descriptions?
    • A. 

      A serious pregnancy

    • B. 

      Number of times a female has been pregnant

    • C. 

      Number of children a female has delivered

    • D. 

      Number of term pregnancies a female has had.

  • 9. 
    A pregnant woman at 32 weeks’ gestation complains of feeling dizzy and lightheaded while her fundal height is being measured.  Her skin is pale and moist.  The nurse’s initial response would be to:
    • A. 

      Assess the woman’s blood pressure and pulse

    • B. 

      Have the woman breathe into a paper bag

    • C. 

      Raise the woman’s legs

    • D. 

      Turn the woman on her left side.

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      1/15/2006

    • B. 

      1/20/2006

    • C. 

      07/01/2006

    • D. 

      11/05/2005