Obstetrical Nursing – Intrapartum – NCLEX Quiz 5

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • 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. 
    • A. 

      Vertex presentation

    • B. 

      Transverse lie

    • C. 

      Frank breech presentation

    • D. 

      Posterior position of the fetal head

  • 6. 
    • 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. 

      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