Obstetrical Nursing – Postpartum – NCLEX Quiz 4

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following behaviors characterizes the PP mother in the taking in phase?
    • A. 

      Passive and dependant

    • B. 

      Striving for independence and autonomy

    • C. 

      Curious and interested in care of the baby

    • D. 

      Exhibiting maximum readiness for new learning

  • 2. 
    Which of the following complications may be indicated by continuous seepage of blood from the vagina of a PP client. when palpation of the uterus reveals a firm uterus 1 cm below the umbilicus?
    • A. 

      Retained placental fragments

    • B. 

      Urinary tract infection

    • C. 

      Cervical laceration

    • D. 

      Uterine atony

  • 3. 
    What type of milk is present in the breasts 7 to 10 days PP?
    • A. 

      Colostrum

    • B. 

      Hind milk

    • C. 

      Mature milk

    • D. 

      Transitional milk

  • 4. 
    Which of the following complications is most likely responsible for a delayed postpartum hemorrhage?
    • A. 

      Cervical laceration

    • B. 

      Clotting deficiency

    • C. 

      Perineal laceration

    • D. 

      Uterine subinvolution

  • 5. 
    Before giving a PP client the rubella vaccine. which of the following facts should the nurse include in client teaching?
    • A. 

      The vaccine is safe in clients with egg allergies

    • B. 

      Breastfeeding isn’t compatible with the vaccine

    • C. 

      Transient arthralgia and rash are common adverse effects

    • D. 

      The client should avoid getting pregnant for 3 months after the vaccine because the vaccine has teratogenic effects

  • 6. 
    Which of the following changes best described the insulin needs of a client with type 1 diabetes who has just delivered an infant vaginally without complications?
    • A. 

      Increase

    • B. 

      Decrease

    • C. 

      Remain the same as before pregnancy

    • D. 

      Remain the same as during pregnancy

  • 7. 
    Which of the following responses is most appropriate for a mother with diabetes who wants to breastfeed her infant but is concerned about the effects of breastfeeding on her health?
    • A. 

      Mothers with diabetes who breastfeed have a hard time controlling their insulin needs

    • B. 

      Mothers with diabetes shouldn’t breastfeed because of potential complications

    • C. 

      Mothers with diabetes shouldn’t breastfeed; insulin requirements are doubled.

    • D. 

      Mothers with diabetes may breastfeed; insulin requirements may decrease from breastfeeding.

  • 8. 
    On the first PP night. a client requests that her baby be sent back to the nursery so she can get some sleep. The client is most likely in which of the following phases?
    • A. 

      Depression phase

    • B. 

      Letting-go phase

    • C. 

      Taking-hold phase

    • D. 

      Taking-in phase

  • 9. 
    Which of the following physiological responses is considered normal in the early postpartum period?
    • A. 

      Urinary urgency and dysuria

    • B. 

      Rapid diuresis

    • C. 

      Decrease in blood pressure

    • D. 

      Increase motility of the GI system

  • 10. 
    During the 3rd PP day. which of the following observations about the client would the nurse be most likely to make?
    • A. 

      The client appears interested in learning about neonatal care

    • B. 

      The client talks a lot about her birth experience

    • C. 

      The client sleeps whenever the neonate isn’t present

    • D. 

      The client requests help in choosing a name for the neonate.

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