Newborn Nursing Care & Assessment Nursing Test Bank
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- Quiz 1: Newborn Nursing Care & Assessment (25 Questions)
- Quiz 2: Newborn Nursing Care & Assessment (25 Questions)
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Newborn Nursing Care & Assessment (Quiz 1: 25 Questions)
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Question 1 of 25
A nurse in a delivery room is assisting with the delivery of a newborn infant. After the delivery, the nurse prepares to prevent heat loss in the newborn resulting from evaporation by:CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 25
A nurse is assessing a newborn infant following circumcision and notes that the circumcised area is red with a small amount of bloody drainage. Which of the following nursing actions would be most appropriate?CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 25
A nurse in the newborn nursery is monitoring a preterm newborn infant for respiratory distress syndrome. Which assessment signs if noted in the newborn infant would alert the nurse to the possibility of this syndrome?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 25
A nurse in a newborn nursery is performing an assessment of a newborn infant. The nurse is preparing to measure the head circumference of the infant. The nurse would most appropriately:CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 25
A postpartum nurse is providing instructions to the mother of a newborn infant with hyperbilirubinemia who is being breastfed. The nurse provides which most appropriate instructions to the mother?CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 25
A nurse on the newborn nursery floor is caring for a neonate. On assessment the infant is exhibiting signs of cyanosis, tachypnea, nasal flaring, and grunting. Respiratory distress syndrome is diagnosed, and the physician prescribes surfactant replacement therapy. The nurse would prepare to administer this therapy by:CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 25
A nurse is assessing a newborn infant who was born to a mother who is addicted to drugs. Which of the following assessment findings would the nurse expect to note during the assessment of this newborn?CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 25
A nurse prepares to administer a vitamin K injection to a newborn infant. The mother asks the nurse why her newborn infant needs the injection. The best response by the nurse would be:CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 25
A nurse in a newborn nursery receives a phone call to prepare for the admission of a 43-week-gestation newborn with Apgar scores of 1 and 4. In planning for the admission of this infant, the nurse’s highest priority should be to:CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 25
Vitamin K is prescribed for a neonate. A nurse prepares to administer the medication in which muscle site?CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 25
A nursing instructor asks a nursing student to describe the procedure for administering erythromycin ointment into the eyes of a neonate. The instructor determines that the student needs to research this procedure further if the student states:CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 25
A baby is born precipitously in the ER. The nurse’s initial action should be to:CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 25
The primary critical observation for Apgar scoring is the:CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 25
When performing a newborn assessment, the nurse should measure the vital signs in the following sequence:CorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 25
Within three (3) minutes after birth the normal heart rate of the infant may range between:CorrectIncorrect
Question 16 of 25
The expected respiratory rate of a neonate within three (3) minutes of birth may be as high as:CorrectIncorrect
Question 17 of 25
The nurse is aware that a healthy newborn’s respirations are:CorrectIncorrect
Question 18 of 25
To help limit the development of hyperbilirubinemia in the neonate, the plan of care should include:CorrectIncorrect
Question 19 of 25
A newborn has small, whitish, pinpoint spots over the nose, which the nurse knows are caused by retained sebaceous secretions. When charting this observation, the nurse identifies it as:CorrectIncorrect
Question 20 of 25
When newborns have been on formula for 36-48 hours, they should have a:CorrectIncorrect
Question 21 of 25
The nurse decides on a teaching plan for a new mother and her infant. The plan should include:CorrectIncorrect
Question 22 of 25
Which action best explains the main role of surfactant in the neonate?CorrectIncorrect
Question 23 of 25
While assessing a 2-hour old neonate, the nurse observes the neonate to have acrocyanosis. Which of the following nursing actions should be performed initially?CorrectIncorrect
Question 24 of 25
The nurse is aware that a neonate of a mother with diabetes is at risk for what complication?CorrectIncorrect
Question 25 of 25
A client with group AB blood whose husband has group O has just given birth. The major sign of ABO blood incompatibility in the neonate is which complication or test result?CorrectIncorrect
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