Take The NCLEX Questions On Obstetrical Nursing! Quiz

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Take The NCLEX Questions On Obstetrical Nursing! Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A postpartum nurse is preparing to care for a woman who has just delivered a healthy newborn infant. In the immediate postpartum period the nurse plans to take the woman’s vital signs:
    • A. 

      Every 30 minutes during the first hour and then every hour for the next two hours.

    • B. 

      Every 15 minutes during the first hour and then every 30 minutes for the next two hours.

    • C. 

      Every hour for the first 2 hours and then every 4 hours

    • D. 

      Every 5 minutes for the first 30 minutes and then every hour for the next 4 hours.

  • 2. 
    A postpartum nurse is taking the vital signs of a woman who delivered a healthy newborn infant 4 hours ago. The nurse notes that the mother’s temperature is 100.2*F. Which of the following actions would be most appropriate?
    • A. 

      Retake the temperature in 15 minutes

    • B. 

      Notify the physician

    • C. 

      Document the findings

    • D. 

      Increase hydration by encouraging oral fluids

  • 3. 
    The nurse is assessing a client who is 6 hours PP after delivering a full-term healthy infant. The client complains to the nurse of feelings of faintness and dizziness. Which of the following nursing actions would be most appropriate?
    • A. 

      Obtain hemoglobin and hematocrit levels

    • B. 

      Instruct the mother to request help when getting out of bed

    • C. 

      Elevate the mother’s legs

    • D. 

      Inform the nursery room nurse to avoid bringing the newborn infant to the mother until the feelings of lightheadedness and dizziness have subsided.

  • 4. 
    A nurse is preparing to perform a fundal assessment on a postpartum client. The initial nursing action in performing this assessment is which of the following?
    • A. 

      Ask the client to turn on her side

    • B. 

      Ask the client to lie flat on her back with the knees and legs flat and straight.

    • C. 

      Ask the mother to urinate and empty her bladder

    • D. 

      Massage the fundus gently before determining the level of the fundus.

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Normal

    • B. 

      Indicates the presence of infection

    • C. 

      Indicates the need for increasing oral fluids

    • D. 

      Indicates the need for increasing ambulation

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Document the findings

    • B. 

      Notify the physician

    • C. 

      Reassess the client in 2 hours

    • D. 

      Encourage increased intake of fluids.

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      One peripad per day

    • B. 

      Two peripads per day

    • C. 

      Three peripads per day

    • D. 

      Eight peripads per day

  • 8. 
    A PP nurse is providing instructions to a woman after delivery of a healthy newborn infant. The nurse instructs the mother that she should expect normal bowel elimination to return:
    • A. 

      One the day of the delivery

    • B. 

      3 days PP

    • C. 

      7 days PP

    • D. 

      Within 2 weeks PP

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Cervical involution occurs

    • B. 

      Vaginal distention decreases slowly

    • C. 

      Fundus begins to descend into the pelvis after 24 hours

    • D. 

      Cardiac output decreases with resultant tachycardia in the first 24 hours

    • E. 

      Digestive processes slow immediately.

  • 10. 
    A nurse is caring for a PP woman who has received epidural anesthesia and is monitoring the woman for the presence of a vulva hematoma. Which of the following assessment findings would best indicate the presence of a hematoma?
    • A. 

      Complaints of a tearing sensation

    • B. 

      Complaints of intense pain

    • C. 

      Changes in vital signs

    • D. 

      Signs of heavy bruising