Obstetrics Nursing Questions

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Obstetrics Quizzes & Trivia

It is where nurses can comprehend their ob knowledge and skills. It is a useful questions for student nurses who currently taking up board exams.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following observations would suggest that placental separetion is occuring?
    • A. 

      Uterus stop contracting altogether

    • B. 

      Umbilical cord pulsations stop

    • C. 

      Uterine shape changes from discoid to globula

    • D. 

      Maternal blood presuure stops

  • 2. 
    A client in labor has been pushing effectively for 1 hour.  a nurse determines that the client's primary physiologic need at this time is to:
    • A. 

      Ambulate

    • B. 

      Rest between contractions

    • C. 

      Change position frequently

    • D. 

      Consume oral food

  • 3. 
    Which type of contractions signal true labor?
    • A. 

      Contractions that achieve cervical dilatation

    • B. 

      Contractions that are felt abdominally

    • C. 

      Contractions that may be irregular

    • D. 

      Contractions that may disappear with ambulation

  • 4. 
    Nurse naomi prepares ton assist Dr.  brown who will perform a mediolateral episiotomy on her client.  This procedure is necessary to:
    • A. 

      Shorten labor

    • B. 

      Allow fetal hea to extend

    • C. 

      Prevent perineal laceration

    • D. 

      Decrease trauma to the baby's head as it extends

  • 5. 
    On a second day of postpartum day you elicited HOMAN's sign.  A positive finding means:
    • A. 

      Thrombophlebitis

    • B. 

      Puerperal sepsis

    • C. 

      Mastitis

    • D. 

      Pelvic cellulitis

  • 6. 
    Postpartum client exhibited positive homan's sign: indicating thrombophlebitis.  This sign is elicited by:
    • A. 

      Plantar extension

    • B. 

      Plantar flexion

    • C. 

      Pointing the toes

    • D. 

      Extending the knees

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