Quiz: Take Pediatric Nursing NCLEX Questions

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NCLEX is the SAT of nursing; it is one of the sort-after exams. If you are aspiring to be a pediatrics nurse, then take this Pediatric Nursing NCLEX quiz that contains questions which are exam-oriented and specially created, keeping in mind the dynamic needs of the exam. The quiz contains various questions that contain questions from all relevant topics; the quiz is aimed at gauging your preparation levels and providing you with valuable feedback. If you find the quiz helpful, share it with your friends. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Nurse Katriz is planning a client education program for sickle cell disease (SCD); what topics should be included in the plan of care?
    • A. 

      Aerobic exercise to improve oxygenation

    • B. 

      Fluid restraint to 1 qt (1 L)/day

    • C. 

      A high-iron. high-protein diet

    • D. 

      Proper hand washing and infection avoidance

  • 2. 
    Sickle cell disease (SCD) primarily affects:
    • A. 

      Children of African descent and Hispanics of Caribbean ancestry.

    • B. 

      Children of Middle-Eastern and Indian descent.

    • C. 

      Children of Asian descent.

    • D. 

      Both African descent and Hispanics of Caribbean ancestry and Middle-Eastern and Indian descent.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is TRUE about sickle cell disease (SCD)? Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      Sickle cell anemia (SCD) is an inherited disorder of the hemoglobin in blood.

    • B. 

      Sickle cell anemia requires the inheritance of two sickle cell genes.

    • C. 

      Sickle cell trait. which is the inheritance of one sickle gene. almost never causes problems.

    • D. 

      Virtually all of the major symptoms of sickle cell anemia are the direct result of the abnormally shaped sickled red blood cells obstructing the flow of blood.

    • E. 

      The contemporary treatment of sickle cell anemia is focused primarily toward managing the individual features of the illness as they occur.

  • 4. 
    In children diagnosed with sickle cell disease (SCD). tissue damage results from which of the following?
    • A. 

      Air hunger and respiratory alkalosis due to deoxygenated red blood cells.

    • B. 

      Hypersensitivity of the central nervous system (CNS) due to elevated serum bilirubin levels

    • C. 

      A general inflammatory response due to an autoimmune reaction from hypoxia

    • D. 

      Local tissue damage with ischemia and necrosis due to obstructed circulation

  • 5. 
    Nurse Christine is planning a client education program for sickle cell disease (SCD) in children; which of the following interventions would be included in the care plan?
    • A. 

      Health teaching  to help reduce sickling crises

    • B. 

      Avoidance of the use of opioids

    • C. 

      Administration of an anticoagulant to prevent sickling

    • D. 

      Observation of the imposed fluid restriction

  • 6. 
    Mr. and Mrs. Smith’s child has hemophilia; which of the following actions would you instruct them to avoid?
    • A. 

      Immobilizing the joint

    • B. 

      Lowering the injured area

    • C. 

      Applying cold to the area

    • D. 

      Applying pressure

  • 7. 
    Which of the following tests is most effective in diagnosing hemophilia?
    • A. 

      Bleeding time

    • B. 

      Complete blood count (CBC)

    • C. 

      Partial thromboplastin time (PTT)

    • D. 

      Platelet count

  • 8. 
    Mrs. Baker was instructed by the nurse on foods to encourage her child’s diet concerning the latter’s iron deficiency anemia; which of the following if stated by the mother would indicate the need for further instruction?
    • A. 

      Fish

    • B. 

      Lean meats

    • C. 

      Whole-grain breads

    • D. 

      Yellow vegetables

  • 9. 
    Nurse Olenna is performing community assessment; which of the following age-groups would be inappropriate for her to monitor iron deficiency anemia?
    • A. 

      Toddlers

    • B. 

      School-age children

    • C. 

      Adolescents

    • D. 

      Pregnant women

  • 10. 
     A child with thalassemia was given desferoxamine (Desferal); which of the following should alert the nurse to notify the physician?
    • A. 

      Decreased hearing

    • B. 

      Hypertension

    • C. 

      Red urine

    • D. 

      Vomiting

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