Sunday, June 20, 2010

Nursing Board Review: Maternal and Child Health Nursing Practice Test Part 1

1. A client asks the nurse what a third degree laceration is. She was informed that she had one. The nurse explains that this is:

2. Betina 30 weeks AOG discharged with a diagnosis of placenta previa. The nurse knows that the client understands her care at home when she says:

3. The uterus has already risen out of the pelvis and is experiencing farther into the abdominal area at about the:

4. Which of the following urinary symptoms does the pregnant woman most frequently experience during the first trimester:

5. Mrs. Jimenez went to the health center for pre-natal check-up. the student nurse took her weight and revealed 142 lbs. She asked the student nurse how much should she gain weight in her pregnancy.

6. The nurse is preparing Mrs. Jordan for cesarean delivery. Which of the following key concept should the nurse consider when implementing nursing care?

7. Bettine Gonzales is hospitalized for the treatment of severe preecplampsia. Which of the following represents an unusual finding for this condition?

8. Nurse Geli explains to the client who is 33 weeks pregnant and is experiencing vaginal bleeding that coitus:

9. Mrs. Precilla Abuel, a 32 year old mulripara is admitted to labor and delivery. Her last 3 pregnancies in short stage one of labor. The nurses decide to observe her closely. The physician determines that Mrs. Abuel’s cervix is dilated to 6 cm. Mrs. Abuel states that she is extremely uncomfortable. To lessen Mrs. Abuel’s discomfort, the nurse can advise her to:

10. Which is true regarding the fontanels of the newborn?

11. Mrs. Quijones gave birth by spontaneous delivery to a full term baby boy. After a minute after birth, he is crying and moving actively. His birth weight is 6.8 lbs. What do you expect baby Quijones to weigh at 6 months?

12. During the first hours following delivery, the post partum client is given IVF with oxytocin added to them. The nurse understands the primary reason for this is:

13. Nurse Luis is assessing the newborn’s heart rate. Which of the following would be considered normal if the newborn is sleeping?

14. The infant with Down Syndrome should go through which of the Erikson’s developmental stages first?

15. The child with phenylketonuria (PKU) must maintain a low phenylalanine diet to prevent which of the following complications?

16. Which age group is with imaginative minds and creates imaginary friends?

17. Which of the following situations would alert you to a potentially developmental problem with a child?

18. Isabelle, a 2 year old girl loves to move around and oftentimes manifests negativism and temper tantrums. What is the best way to deal with her behavior?

19. Baby boy Villanueva, 4 months old, was seen at the pediatric clinic for his scheduled check-up. By this period, baby Villanueva has already increased his height by how many inches?

20. Alice, 10 years old was brought to the ER because of Asthma. She was immediately put under aerosol administration of Terbutaline. After sometime, you observe that the child does not show any relief from the treatment given. Upon assessment, you noticed that both the heart and respiratory rate are still elevated and the child shows difficulty of exhaling. You suspect:

21. Nurse Jonas assesses a 2 year old boy with a tentative diagnosis of neuroblastoma. Symptoms the nurse observes that suggest this problem include:

22. Which of the following danger sings should be reported immediately during the antepartum period?

23. Nurse Jacob is assessing a 15 month old child with acute otitis media. Which of the following symptoms would the nurse anticipate finding?

24. Which of the following is the most appropriate intervention to reduce stress in a preterm infant at 33 weeks gestation?

25. The parent of a client with albinism would need to be taught which preventive healthcare measure by the nurse:

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