Take The Pediatric Nursing NCLEX Exam Questions! Quiz

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Take The Pediatric Nursing NCLEX Exam Questions! Quiz

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Increased urine output

    • B. 

      Increased appetite

    • C. 

      Increased energy level

    • D. 

      Decreased diarrhea

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      To increase blood pressure

    • B. 

      To reduce inflammation

    • C. 

      To decrease proteinuria

    • D. 

      To prevent infection

  • 3. 
    Parents bring their infant to the clinic. seeking treatment for vomiting and diarrhea that has lasted for 2 days. On assessment. the nurse in charge detects dry mucous membranes and lethargy. What other findings suggests a fluid volume deficit?
    • A. 

      A sunken fontanel

    • B. 

      Decreased pulse rate

    • C. 

      Increased blood pressure

    • D. 

      Low urine specific gravity

  • 4. 
    How should the nurse prepare a suspension before administration?
    • A. 

      By diluting it with normal saline solution

    • B. 

      By diluting it with 5% dextrose solution

    • C. 

      By shaking it so that all the drug particles are dispersed uniformly

    • D. 

      By crushing remaining particles with a mortar and pestle

  • 5. 
    What should be the initial bolus of crystalloid fluid replacement for a pediatric patient in shock?
    • A. 

      20 ml/kg

    • B. 

      10 ml/kg

    • C. 

      30 ml/kg

    • D. 

      15 ml/kg

  • 6. 
    Lily . age 5. with an intelligence quotient of 65 is admitted to the hospital for evaluation. When planning care. the nurse should keep in mind that this child is:
    • A. 

      Within the lower range of normal intelligence

    • B. 

      Mildly retarded but educable

    • C. 

      Moderately retarded but trainable

    • D. 

      Completely dependent on others for care

  • 7. 
    Mandy. age 12. is brought to the clinic for evaluation for a suspected eating disorder. To best assess the effects of role and relationship patterns on the child’s nutritional intake. the nurse should ask:
    • A. 

      “What activities do you engage in during the day?”

    • B. 

      “Do you have any allergies to foods?”

    • C. 

      “Do you like yourself physically?”

    • D. 

      “What kinds of food do you like to eat?”

  • 8. 
    Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is one of the most common causes of death in infants. At what age is the diagnosis of SIDS most likely?
    • A. 

      At 1 to 2 years of age

    • B. 

      At I week to 1 year of age. peaking at 2 to 4 months

    • C. 

      At 6 months to 1 year of age. peaking at 10 months

    • D. 

      At 6 to 8 weeks of age

  • 9. 
    When evaluating a severely depressed adolescent. the nurse knows that one indicator of a high risk for suicide is:
    • A. 

      Depression

    • B. 

      Excessive sleepiness

    • C. 

      A history of cocaine use

    • D. 

      A preoccupation with death

  • 10. 
    A child is diagnosed with Wilms’ tumor. During assessment. the nurse in charge expects to detect:
    • A. 

      Gross hematuria

    • B. 

      Dysuria

    • C. 

      Nausea and vomiting

    • D. 

      An abdominal mass