Newborn Umbilical Cord care/ First Bath

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Newborn Umbilical Cord care/ First Bath - Quiz

Nursing school qtr 3 lpn quiznewborn project to provide teaching on newbornbath and umbilical cord care


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The goal of routine cord care is to promote drying and sloughing off of the cord and to prevent infection.  What are some steps that the nurse would take in order to bring this about?1.2.3.4.
  • 2. 
    In examining the umbilical cord we should see the presence of
    • A. 

      Two veins and one artery

    • B. 

      Two arteries and one vein

    • C. 

      One vein and one artery

    • D. 

      Three veins

  • 3. 
    The preferred solutions used to clean the cord site:
    • A. 

      Normal Saline, alcohol and warm water

    • B. 

      Mild soap and water

    • C. 

      Triple dye, saline and alcohol

    • D. 

      Alchohol and triple dye

  • 4. 
    How often is cord care completed?
    • A. 

      Every shift change

    • B. 

      Every diaper change per facility protocol

    • C. 

      BID

    • D. 

      Every other shift

  • 5. 
    Once the newborn's temperature has stabilized at ________________________________the first bath can be given.
  • 6. 
    The human newborn cannot maintain his or hew temperature independently but requires protection again heat loss in the form of_________________________, _____________, _________________________________________ or a ________________________.
  • 7. 
    What are the three steps of preparation for the newborn's first bath?
  • 8. 
    In what position does the nurse place the newborn when shampooing the hair and scalp?
    • A. 

      Football hold

    • B. 

      On counter with head over sink

    • C. 

      In baby bath tub

    • D. 

      Cradle hold

    • E. 

      Side-lying

  • 9. 
    What temperature should the room be when bathing the newborn?
    • A. 

      90 degrees F

    • B. 

      72- 75 degrees F

    • C. 

      75 - 80 degrees F

    • D. 

      38 degrees C

  • 10. 
    What is the best method for teaching the new mother how to bathe her newborn upon dischage?
    • A. 

      Demonstration with return demonstration

    • B. 

      Send her home with pamphlets showing proper technique

    • C. 

      Provide her with "bath in a bag" to take home

    • D. 

      Give her a dvd on newborn bath care

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