Quiz: NCLEX Questions On Pediatric Nursing

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Quiz: NCLEX Questions On Pediatric Nursing

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Dustin who was diagnosed with Hirschsprung’s disease has a fever and watery explosive diarrhea. Which of the following would Nurse Joyce do first?
    • A. 

      Administer an antidiarrheal.

    • B. 

      Notify the physician immediately.

    • C. 

      Monitor the child every 30 minutes.

    • D. 

      Nothing. (These findings are common in Hirschsprung’s disease.)

  • 2. 
    Nurse Nancy is assessing a child with pyloric stenosis; she is likely to note which of the following?
    • A. 

      “Currant jelly” stools

    • B. 

      Regurgitation

    • C. 

      Steatorrhea

    • D. 

      Projectile vomiting

  • 3. 
    An 11-year-old girl with celiac disease was discharged from the hospital. An appropriate teaching was carried out by the nurse if the parents are aware of avoiding which of the following?
    • A. 

      Chicken

    • B. 

      Wheat

    • C. 

      Milk

    • D. 

      Rice

  • 4. 
    Which of the following applies to the defect emerging from residual peritoneal fluid confined within the lower segment of the processus vaginalis?
    • A. 

      Inguinal hernia

    • B. 

      Incarcerated hernia

    • C. 

      Communicating hydrocele

    • D. 

      Noncommunicating hydrocele

  • 5. 
    Baby Jonathan was born with cleft lip (CL); Nurse Barbara would be alert that which of the following will most likely be compromised?
    • A. 

      GI function

    • B. 

      Locomotion

    • C. 

      Sucking ability

    • D. 

      Respiratory status

  • 6. 
    Will is being assessed by Nurse Lucas for possible intussusception; which of the following would be least likely to provide valuable information?
    • A. 

      Abdominal palpation

    • B. 

      Family history

    • C. 

      Pain pattern

    • D. 

      Stool inspection

  • 7. 
    Mr. and Ms. Byers’ child failed to pass meconium within the first 24 hours after birth; this may indicate which of the following?
    • A. 

      Celiac disease

    • B. 

      Intussusception

    • C. 

      Hirschsprung’s disease

    • D. 

      Abdominal-wall defect

  • 8. 
    Which of the following parameters would Nurse Max monitor to evaluate the effectiveness of thickened feedings for an infant with gastroesophageL REFLUX (GER)?
    • A. 

      Urine

    • B. 

      Vomiting

    • C. 

      Weight

    • D. 

      Stools

  • 9. 
    Baby Ellie is diagnosed with gastroesophageal reflux (GER); which of the following nursing diagnoses would be inappropriate?
    • A. 

      Risk for aspiration

    • B. 

      Impaired oral mucous membrane

    • C. 

      Deficient fluid volume

    • D. 

      Imbalanced nutrition: Less than body requirements

  • 10. 
     Steve is diagnosed with celiac disease and experiences celiac crisis secondary to upper respiratory tract infection; which of the following would Nurse Nancy expect to assess?
    • A. 

      Lethargy

    • B. 

      Weight gain

    • C. 

      Respiratory distress

    • D. 

      Watery diarrhea

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