Pediatric Emergency Nursing Quiz #6

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Pediatric Emergency Nursing Quiz #6 - Quiz

To help you continue some study questions for the CPEN exam.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following organisms is responsible for the development of Rheumatic fever?
    • A. 

      Streptococcal pneumonia

    • B. 

      Haemophilus influenza

    • C. 

      Group A β-hemolytic streptococcus

    • D. 

      Staphylococcus aureus

  • 2. 
    Sunshine, age 13, has had a lumbar puncture to examine the CSF to determine if bacterial infection exists. The best position to keep her in after the procedure is:
    • A. 

      Prone for two hours to prevent aspiration, should she vomit.

    • B. 

      Semi-flowler's so she can watch TV for 4 hours and be entertained.

    • C. 

      Supine for several hours to prevent headache.

    • D. 

      On her right side to encourage return of CSF.

  • 3. 
    The adolescent patient has symptoms of meningitis: nuchal rigidity, fever, vomiting, and lethargy. The nurse knows to prepare for the following test:
    • A. 

      Blood Culture

    • B. 

      Throat and Ear culture

    • C. 

      CAT scan

    • D. 

      Lumbar puncture

  • 4. 
    A child is diagnosed with Wilms’ tumor. During assessment, the nurse  expects to detect:
    • A. 

      Gross hematuria

    • B. 

      Dysuria

    • C. 

      Nausea and Vomiting

    • D. 

      An abdominal mass

  • 5. 
    When administering an I.M. injection to an infant, the nurse should use which site?
    • A. 

      Deltoid

    • B. 

      Dorsogluteal

    • C. 

      Ventrogluteal

    • D. 

      Vastus lateralis

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