Quiz: Newborn Nursing care NCLEX Practice Questions!

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Quiz: Newborn Nursing care NCLEX Practice Questions!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The most common neonatal sepsis and meningitis infections seen within 24 hours after birth are caused by which organism?
    • A. 

      Candida albicans

    • B. 

      Chlamydia trachomatis

    • C. 

      Escherichia coli

    • D. 

      Group B beta-hemolytic streptococci

  • 2. 
    When attempting to interact with a neonate experiencing drug withdrawal. which behavior would indicate that the neonate is willing to interact?
    • A. 

      Gaze aversion

    • B. 

      Hiccups

    • C. 

      Quiet alert state

    • D. 

      Yawning

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Apply peroxide to the cord with each diaper change

    • B. 

      Cover the cord with petroleum jelly after bathing

    • C. 

      Keep the cord dry and open to air

    • D. 

      Wash the cord with soap and water each day during a tub bath

  • 4. 
    A mother of a term neonate asks what the thick. white. cheesy coating is on his skin. Which correctly describes this finding?
    • A. 

      Lanugo

    • B. 

      Milia

    • C. 

      Nevus flammeus

    • D. 

      Vernix

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Meconium in the amniotic fluid

    • B. 

      Glucocorticoid treatment just before delivery

    • C. 

      Lecithin to sphingomyelin ratio more than 2:1

    • D. 

      Absence of phosphatidylglycerol in amniotic fluid

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Obtain a dextrostix

    • B. 

      Give the initial bath

    • C. 

      Give the vitamin K injection

    • D. 

      Cover the neonates head with a cap

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Bradycardia

    • B. 

      Hyperglycemia

    • C. 

      Metabolic alkalosis

    • D. 

      Shivering

  • 8. 
    A woman delivers a 3.250 g neonate at 42 weeks’ gestation. Which physical finding is expected during an examination if this neonate?
    • A. 

      Abundant lanugo

    • B. 

      Absence of sole creases

    • C. 

      Breast bud of 1-2 mm in diameter

    • D. 

      Leathery. cracked. and wrinkled skin

  • 9. 
    A healthy term neonate born by C-section was admitted to the transitional nursery 30 minutes ago and placed under a radiant warmer. The neonate has an axillary temperature ?F. a respiratory rate of 80 breaths/minute. and a heel stick glucose value of 60 mg/dl. Which action should the nurse take?
    • A. 

      Wrap the neonate warmly and place her in an open crib

    • B. 

      Administer an oral glucose feeding of 10% dextrose in water

    • C. 

      Increase the temperature setting on the radiant warmer

    • D. 

      Obtain an order for IV fluid administration

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Hypoactivity

    • B. 

      High birth weight

    • C. 

      Poor wake and sleep patterns

    • D. 

      High threshold of stimulation