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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Question 1 of 24
A client has just given birth at 42 weeks’ gestation. When assessing the neonate, which physical finding is expected?CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 24
After reviewing the client’s maternal history of magnesium sulfate during labor, which condition would the nurse anticipate as a potential problem in the neonate?CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 24
Neonates of mothers with diabetes are at risk for which complication following birth?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 24
By keeping the nursery temperature warm and wrapping the neonate in blankets, the nurse is preventing which type of heat loss?CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 24
A neonate has been diagnosed with caput succedaneum. Which statement is correct about this condition?CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 24
The most common neonatal sepsis and meningitis infections seen within 24 hours after birth are caused by which organism?CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 24
When attempting to interact with a neonate experiencing drug withdrawal, which behavior would indicate that the neonate is willing to interact?CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 24
When teaching umbilical cord care to a new mother, the nurse would include which information?CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 24
A mother of a term neonate asks what the thick, white, cheesy coating is on his skin. Which correctly describes this finding?CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 24
Which condition or treatment best ensures lung maturity in an infant?CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 24
When performing nursing care for a neonate after birth, which intervention has the highest nursing priority?CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 24
When performing an assessment on a neonate, which assessment finding is most suggestive of hypothermia?CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 24
A healthy term neonate born by C-section was admitted to the transitional nursery 30 minutes ago and placed under a radiant warmer. The neonate has an axillary temperature of 97.6ºF, a respiratory rate of 80 breaths/minute, and a heel stick glucose value of 60 mg/dl. Which action should the nurse take?CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 24
Which neonatal behavior is most commonly associated with fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS)?CorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 24
Which of the following behaviors would indicate that a client was bonding with her baby?CorrectIncorrect
Question 16 of 24
A newborn’s mother is alarmed to find small amounts of blood on her infant girl’s diaper. When the nurse checks the infant’s urine it is straw colored and has no offensive odor. Which explanation to the newborn’s mother is most appropriate?CorrectIncorrect
Question 17 of 24
An insulin-dependent diabetic delivered a 10-pound male. When the baby is brought to the nursery, the priority of care is to:CorrectIncorrect
Question 18 of 24
Soon after delivery, a neonate is admitted to the central nursery. The nursery nurse begins the initial assessment by:CorrectIncorrect
Question 19 of 24
The home health nurse visits the Cox family 2 weeks after hospital discharge. She observes that the umbilical cord has dried and fallen off. The area appears healed with no drainage or erythema present. The mother can be instructed to:CorrectIncorrect
Question 20 of 24
A neonate is admitted to a hospital’s central nursery. The neonate’s vital signs are: temperature = 96.5 degrees F., heart rate = 120 bpm, and respirations = 40/minute. The infant is pink with slight acrocyanosis. The priority nursing diagnosis for the neonate is:CorrectIncorrect
Question 21 of 24
The nurse hears the mother of a 5-pound neonate telling a friend on the telephone, “As soon as I get home, I’ll give him some cereal to get him to gain weight.” The nurse recognizes the need for further instruction about infant feeding and tells her:CorrectIncorrect
Question 22 of 24
The nurse instructs a primipara about safety considerations for the neonate. The nurse determines that the client does not understand the instructions when she says:CorrectIncorrect
Question 23 of 24
The nurse manager is presenting education to her staff to promote consistency in the interventions used with lactating mothers. She emphasizes that the optimum time to initiate lactation is:CorrectIncorrect
Question 24 of 24
The nurse is preparing to discharge a multipara 24 hours after a vaginal delivery. The client is breastfeeding her newborn. The nurse instructs the client that if engorgement occurs the client should:CorrectIncorrect
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