Pediatric Nursing | Respiratory Disorders NCLEX Quiz 7

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Pediatric Nursing | Respiratory Disorders NCLEX Quiz 7

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Betty is a 9-year-old girl diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. Which of the following must Nurse Archie keep in mind when developing a care plan for the child?
    • A. 

      Pulmonary secretions are abnormally thick.

    • B. 

      Elevated levels of potassium are found in the sweat.

    • C. 

      CF is an autosomal dominant hereditary disorder.

    • D. 

      Obstruction of the endocrine glands occurs.

  • 2. 
    Veronica’s parents were told that their daughter needs ribavirin (Virazole). This drug is used to treat which of the following?
    • A. 

      Cystic fibrosis

    • B. 

      Otitis media

    • C. 

      Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)

    • D. 

      Bronchitis

  • 3. 
    Beta-adrenergic agonists such as albuterol are given to Reggie. a child with asthma. Such drugs are administered primarily to do which of the following?
    • A. 

      Dilate the bronchioles

    • B. 

      Reduce secondary infections

    • C. 

      Decrease postnasal drip

    • D. 

      Reduce airway inflammation

  • 4. 
    Alice is rushed to the emergency department during an acute. severe prolonged asthma attack and is unresponsive to usual treatment. The condition is referred to as which of the following?
    • A. 

      Status asthmaticus

    • B. 

      Reactive airway disease

    • C. 

      Intrinsic asthma

    • D. 

      Extrinsic asthma

  • 5. 
    Which of the following infants is least probable to develop sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)?
    • A. 

      Baby Angela who was premature

    • B. 

      A sibling of Baby Angie who died of SIDS

    • C. 

      Baby Gabriel with prenatal drug exposure

    • D. 

      Baby Gabby who sleeps on his back

  • 6. 
    Fred is a 12-year-old boy diagnosed with pneumococcal pneumonia. Which of the following would Nurse Nica expect to assess?
    • A. 

      Mild cough

    • B. 

      Slight fever

    • C. 

      Chest pain

    • D. 

      Bulging fontanel

  • 7. 
    Baby Melody is a neonate who has a very low-birth-weight. Nurse Josie carefully monitors inspiratory pressure and oxygen (O2) concentration to prevent which of the following?
    • A. 

      Meconium aspiration syndrome

    • B. 

      Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD)

    • C. 

      Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)

    • D. 

      Respiratory distress syndrome (RDS)

  • 8. 
    Archie who weighs 44 lb has been given an order for amoxicillin 500 mg b.i.d. The drug text notes that the daily dose of amoxicillin is 50 mg/kg/day in two divided doses. What dose in milligrams is safest for this child?
    • A. 

      1000 mg

    • B. 

      750 mg

    • C. 

      500 mg

    • D. 

      250 mg

  • 9. 
    The Andrews family has been taking good care of their youngest. Archie. who was diagnosed with asthma. Which of the following statements indicate a need for further home care teaching?
    • A. 

      “He should increase his fluid intake regularly to thin secretions.”

    • B. 

      “We’ll make sure that he avoids exercise to prevent attacks.”

    • C. 

      “He is to use his bronchodilator inhaler before the steroid inhaler.”

    • D. 

      “We need to identify what things trigger his attacks.”

  • 10. 
    Which of the following instructions should Nurse Cheryl include in her teaching plan for the parents of Reggie with otitis media?
    • A. 

      Placing the child in the supine position to bottle-feed

    • B. 

      Giving prescribed amoxicillin (Amoxil) on an empty stomach

    • C. 

      Cleaning the inside of the ear canals with cotton swabs

    • D. 

      Avoiding contact with people who have upper respiratory tract infections

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