Quiz: Pediatric Nursing NCLEX Practice Questions!

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Quiz: Pediatric Nursing NCLEX Practice Questions!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A 5-year-old girl Hannah is recently diagnosed with Kawasaki disease. Apart from the identified symptoms of the disease. she may also likely develop which of the following?
    • A. 

      Sepsis

    • B. 

      Meningitis

    • C. 

      Mitral valve disease

    • D. 

      Aneurysm formation

  • 2. 
    Clay is an 8-year-old boy diagnosed with heart failure. Which of the following shows that he is strictly following the directed therapeutic regimen?
    • A. 

      Daily use of an antibiotic

    • B. 

      Pulse rate less than 50 beats/minute

    • C. 

      Normal weight for age

    • D. 

      Elevation in red blood cell (RBC) count

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Aorta exits from the right ventricle. pulmonary artery exits from the left ventricle. and two noncommunicating circulations

    • B. 

      Ventricular septal defect. overriding aorta. pulmonic stenosis (PS). and right ventricular hypertrophy

    • C. 

      Coarctation of aorta. aortic valve stenosis. mitral valve stenosis. and patent ductus arteriosus

    • D. 

      Tricuspid valve atresia. atrial septal defect. ventricular septal defect. and hypoplastic right ventricle

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      A single vessel arising from both ventricles

    • B. 

      Obstruction of blood flow from the left ventricle

    • C. 

      Obstruction of blood flow from the right ventricle

    • D. 

      Return of blood to the heart without entry to the left atrium

  • 5. 
    Bryce is a child diagnosed with coarctation of aorta. While assessing him. Nurse Zach would expect to find which of the following?
    • A. 

      Squatting posture

    • B. 

      Absent or diminished femoral pulses

    • C. 

      Severe cyanosis at birth

    • D. 

      Cyanotic (“tet”) episodes

  • 6. 
    Which of the following instructions would Nurse Courtney include in a teaching plan that focuses on initial prevention for Sheri who is diagnosed with rheumatic fever?
    • A. 

      Treating streptococcal throat infections with an antibiotic

    • B. 

      Giving penicillin to patients with rheumatic fever

    • C. 

      Using corticosteroid to reduce inflammation

    • D. 

      Providing an antibiotic before dental work

  • 7. 
    Which of the following would Nurse Tony suppose to regard as a cardinal manifestation or symptom of digoxin toxicity to his patient Clay diagnosed with heart failure?
    • A. 

      Headache

    • B. 

      Respiratory distress

    • C. 

      Extreme bradycardia

    • D. 

      Constipation

  • 8. 
    Appropriate intervention is vital for many children with heart disease in order to go on to live active. full lives. Which of the following outlines an effective nursing intervention to decrease cardiac demands and minimize cardiac workload?
    • A. 

      Feeding the infant over long periods

    • B. 

      Allowing the infant to have her way to avoid conflict

    • C. 

      Scheduling care to provide for uninterrupted rest periods

    • D. 

      Developing and implementing a consistent care plan

  • 9. 
    Mr. and Mrs. Baker’s only daughter is diagnosed with heart failure. Which of the following interventions would be appropriate to promote optimal nutrition for the infant?
    • A. 

      Replacing regular nipples with easy-to-suck ones

    • B. 

      Allowing the infant to feed for at least 1 hour

    • C. 

      Providing large feedings evenly spaced every 4 hours

    • D. 

      Offering formula that is high in sodium and calories

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Base

    • B. 

      Pericardium

    • C. 

      Aorta

    • D. 

      Apex