Obstetrical Nursing – Intrapartum – NCLEX Quiz 5

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    During the period of induction of labor. a client should be observed carefully for signs of:
    • A. 

      Severe pain

    • B. 

      Uterine tetany

    • C. 

      Hypoglycemia

    • D. 

      Umbilical cord prolapse

  • 2. 
    A client arrives at the hospital in the second stage of labor. The fetus’ head is crowning. the client is bearing down. and the birth appears imminent. The nurse should:
    • A. 

      Transfer her immediately by stretcher to the birthing unit

    • B. 

      Tell her to breathe through her mouth and not to bear down

    • C. 

      Instruct the client to pant during contractions and to breathe through her mouth

    • D. 

      Support the perineum with the hand to prevent tearing and tell the client to pant

  • 3. 
    A laboring client is to have a pudendal block. The nurse plans to tell the client that once the block is working she:
    • A. 

      Will not feel the episiotomy

    • B. 

      May lose bladder sensation

    • C. 

      May lose the ability to push

    • D. 

      Will no longer feel contractions

  • 4. 
    Which of the following observations indicates fetal distress?
    • A. 

      Fetal scalp pH of 7.14

    • B. 

      Fetal heart rate of 144 beats/minute

    • C. 

      Acceleration of fetal heart rate with contractions

    • D. 

      Presence of long-term variability

  • 5. 
    Which of the following fetal positions is most favorable for birth?
    • A. 

      Vertex presentation

    • B. 

      Transverse lie

    • C. 

      Frank breech presentation

    • D. 

      Posterior position of the fetal head

  • 6. 
      A laboring client has external electronic fetal monitoring in place. Which of the following assessment data can be determined by examining the fetal heart rate strip produced by the external electronic fetal monitor?
    • A. 

      Gender of the fetus

    • B. 

      Fetal position

    • C. 

      Labor progress

    • D. 

      Oxygenation

  • 7. 
    A laboring client is in the first stage of labor and has progressed from 4 to 7 cm in cervical dilation. In which of the following phases of the first stage does cervical dilation occur most rapidly?
    • A. 

      Preparatory phase

    • B. 

      Latent phase

    • C. 

      Active phase

    • D. 

      Transition phase

  • 8. 
    A multiparous client who has been in labor for 2 hours states that she feels the urge to move her bowels. How should the nurse respond?
    • A. 

      Let the client get up to use the potty

    • B. 

      Allow the client to use a bedpan

    • C. 

      Perform a pelvic examination

    • D. 

      Check the fetal heart rate

  • 9. 
    Labor is a series of events affected by the coordination of the five essential factors. One of these is the passenger (fetus). Which are the other four factors?
    • A. 

      Contractions. passageway. placental position and function. pattern of care

    • B. 

      Contractions. maternal response. placental position. psychological response

    • C. 

      Passageway. contractions. placental position. and function. psychological response

    • D. 

      Passageway. placental position and function. paternal response. psychological response

  • 10. 
    Fetal presentation refers to which of the following descriptions?
    • A. 

      Fetal body part that enters the maternal pelvis first

    • B. 

      Relationship of the presenting part to the maternal pelvis

    • C. 

      Relationship of the long axis of the fetus to the long axis of the mother

    • D. 

      A classification according to the fetal part

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