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Uninhibited scribbling and drawing can help in the development of: Symbolic language.Fine muscle skills.Eye-hand coordination.>>All of the above
Because of the preschooler’s egocentric thought, the best approach to use for effective communication is: Speech.>>Play.Drawing.Actions.
According to Piaget, magical thinking is the belief that: Events have cause and effect.God is like an imaginary friend.>>Thoughts are all-powerful.If the skin is broken, children believe that their insides will come out.
The preschooler’s body image has developed to include: A well-defined body boundary.Knowledge about his or her internal anatomy.>>Fear of intrusive experiences.Anxiety and fear of separation.
Which of the following is true about the development of temperament during the preschool years? Temperamental characteristics change considerably.>>The effect of temperament on adjustment in a group becomes important.Children need to be treated the same regardless of differences in temperament.There really is no tool that will adequately identify temperamental characteristics.
The best way for parents to respond to questions about sexuality is to give the child which of the following? >>An honest answer and find out what the child thinksOne or two sentences that answer the specific question onlyAn honest, short, and to-the-point answerAn honest answer and a little less information than the child expects
Which of the following is a dysfunctional speech pattern that is considered a normal characteristic of the language development of a preschool-age child? Lisp>>StammeringNystagmusEcholalia
The type of play that is characteristic of the preschool-aged child is called: Competitive play.Parallel play.>>Associative play.Cooperative play.
Parents should use a variety of ways to choose a preschool that is suitable for their child, but the one method that will give an overall evaluation of the facility and for which there is no replacement is to: Evaluate the teachers' qualifications.Evaluate the student-to-staff ratio.Verify that state licensing standards are met.>>Visit the facility and meet the caregivers.
When counseling parents of preschoolers about nutrition, it is important to emphasize that: >>In general, quality is more important than quantity.The amount of food consumed each day should not vary.The variety of food consumed each day should not vary.Children are not able to self-regulate their caloric intake.
Which of the following examples would best help a preschool child dispel his or her fear of the water when learning to swim? Fear of the water is a healthy fear. It should not be dispelled.>>Allow the child to sit by the water with other children, play with water toys, and get splashed lightly with the water.Reassure the child as he or she is brought slowly into the water with an adult who knows how to swim.Throw the child in the water and have an adult keep the child's head above water.
After it is determined that a child is suffering from occasional night terrors, the best advice to give to parents is: Talk to the child to determine the details of the dream.Accept the dream as real fear.>>""Remain uninvolved to allow the child to sleep.""Consider professional counseling.
Primary prevention of communicable disease is best accomplished with: >>Immunization.Control of the disease spread.Adequate water supply.Implementing good hand washing among hospital personnel.
Certain groups of children are at risk for serious complications from communicable diseases. These children include which of the following groups? Children with an immunodeficiency or immunologic disorderChildren receiving steroid therapyChildren with leukemia>>All of the above
The antiviral agent that is used to treat varicella infections in children at increased risk for complications associated with varicella is called: Varicella-zoster immune globulin.>>Acyclovir.Salicylates.All of the above
Which of the following problems is a complication of the measles virus? Teratogenic effect on the fetusEpididymo-orchitis with associated sterility>>EncephalitisPermanent paralysis
To provide comfort from the skin manifestations that accompany many of the communicable diseases, the best recommendation is to: Keep the child warm.>>Use diphenhydramine sparingly.Bathe in cool soapy water.Bathe in warm water without soap.
Which of the following is descriptive of a child who is abused by the parent(s)? >>Unintentionally contributes to the abusing situationBelongs to a low socioeconomic populationIs healthier than the non-abused siblingsAbuses siblings in the same way as he or she is abused by the parent(s)
A common characteristic of those who sexually abuse children is for them to: >>Pressure the victim into secrecy.Be unemployed and unmarried.Be unknown to the victims and the victims' families.Have many victims that are each abused only once.
Which of the following is probably the most important criterion on which to base the decision to report suspected child abuse? Inappropriate parental concern for the degree of injuryAbsence of parents for questioning about child's injuriesInappropriate response of child>>Incompatibility between the history and the injury observed
Which of the following statements about young children who report sexual abuse is correct? >>They may exhibit various behavioral manifestations.In over half of the cases, the child has fabricated the story.Their stories are not believed unless other evidence is apparent.They should be able to retell the story the same way to another person.
A nurse is caring for a hospitalized preschool child who has been sexually abused. Which of the following is an appropriate nursing intervention? Avoid touching the child.Get the child to talk about what happened.Interview the child about the circumstances of the abuse immediately on admission.>>Provide play situations that offer opportunities for disclosure.
Which finding should the nurse expect when assessing the physical growth of the school-age child? >>Increase of 2 to 3 kg per yearIncrease of 3 cm per yearLittle change in refined coordinationDecrease in body fat and muscle tissue
During the concrete-operational period of middle childhood, which one of the following is the expected level of cognitive development? Children are able to follow directions but unable to verbalize the actions involved in the process.>>Children are able to relate their thought processes to experience and make judgments based on what they reason.Children are able to view from an egocentric outlook that is rigidly developed around the action to be completed.Children progress from conceptual thinking to perceptual thinking when making judgments.
A major difference in moral development between young school-age children and older school-age children is best described by which of the following statements? Younger children believe that standards of behavior come from within themselves.Children 6 to 7 years old know the rules and understand the reasons behind the rules.>>Older school-age children are able to judge an act by the intentions that prompted it rather than only by the consequences.All of the above
Which of the following best identifies the spiritual development of school-age children? They have little fear of going to hell for misbehavior.>>They begin to learn the difference between the natural and the supernatural.They petition to God for less tangible rewards.They view God as a deity with few human traits.
Which one of the following would the nurse not expect to observe as a characteristic of peer group relationships in an 8-year-old boy? The boy demonstrates loyalty to the group by adhering to the secret code rules.>>The boy demonstrates a greater individual egocentric outlook compared with other peer group members.The boy is willing to conform to the group's rule of ""not talking to girls.""The boy has a best friend within the peer group with whom he shares his secrets.
With school-age children, the relationship with the family can be observed in which one of the following statements? Children desire to spend equal time with family and peers.Children are prepared to reject parental controls.The group replaces the family as the primary influence in setting standards of behavior and rules.>>Children need and want restrictions placed on their behavior by the family.
Which one of the following statements about fears in the school-age child is true? School-age children are increasingly fearful for body safety.>>Most of the new fears that trouble school-age children are related to school and family.School-age children should be encouraged to hide their fears to prevent ridicule by their peers.School-age children with numerous fears need continuous protective behavior by parents to eliminate these fears.
Sleep problems in the school-age child are often demonstrated by: >>Delaying tactics, because the children do not wish to go to bed.The occurrence of night terrors that awaken the child during the night.The development of a somatic illness that awakens the child during the night.The increasing need for larger amounts of sleep time compared with preschool age and adolescence.
The nurse is planning to advise a school-age child's parents about appropriate physical activity for their child. The nurse includes the fact that: School-age children have the same stamina and control as 15-year-old teenagers.School-age children are prepared for participation in strenuous competitive athletics.>>Activities to promote coordination in the school-age child include running and skipping rope.Most children need continued encouragement to engage in physical activity.
The nurse is planning an educational session for a group of 9-year-olds and their parents that is aimed at decreasing injuries and accidents among this group. The nurse would best accomplish this goal by including what topics in the educational session? Safety rules when dealing with fire to prevent burnsSafety rules when dealing with toxic substances to prevent poisonings>>Pedestrian safety rules and skills training programs to prevent motor vehicle accidentsThe rules for the use of all-terrain vehicles and encouraging their use only with supervision
The major nursing consideration in assisting the family of a child with nocturnal enuresis is to prevent the child from developing alterations in: Body image.>>Self-esteem.Autonomy.Peer acceptance.
A nurse is assisting the family of a child with a history of encopresis. Which one of the following should be included in the nurse's discussion with this family? Instruct the parents to sit the child on the toilet at twice-daily routine intervals.Instruct the parents that the child will probably need to have daily enemas for the next year.Suggest the use of stimulant cathartics weekly.>>Reassure the family that most problems resolve successfully, with some relapses during periods of stress.
A school-age girl has been diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and placed on methylphenidate (Ritalin) by her physician. What should the nurse tell this child's parents? >>""Methylphenidate is preferred because of its less-marked effect on growth hormones.""Dosage is usually unchanged until adolescence.This medication takes 2 to 3 weeks to achieve an effect.Your daughter's appetite will be increased with this drug.
Of the following disorders, the most common chromosomal abnormality that is characterized by the presence of one or additional X chromosomes is known as: Turner syndrome.Triple X syndrome.>>Klinefelter syndrome.Fragile X syndrome.
In posttraumatic stress disorder, children: Outgrow the trauma.Will be unable to function.May never overcome their sense of hopelessness.>>May relive or visualize the traumatic experiences for years.
One of the features of school phobia that helps differentiate it from other disorders is that symptoms: Are usually gastrointestinal.>>Promptly subside at home.Are similar to a skeletal muscle cramp.Occur shortly after a major family crisis.
How does the onset of the pubertal growth spurt compare in girls and boys? In girls, it occurs about 1 year after it appears in boys.In girls, it occurs about 4 years before it appears in boys.>>In boys, it occurs about 2 years after it appears in girls.It occurs at about the same age in both boys and girls.
In girls, the initial indication of puberty is their: Menarche.Growth spurt.Growth of pubic hair.>>Breast development.
In boys, the initial indication of puberty is their: >>Testicular enlargement.Voice changes.Growth of pubic hair.Increased size of penis.
Concerns about pubertal delay should be considered in girls who have no breast development by age: 12 years.>>13 years.14 years.15 years.
The nurse observes that 13-year-old Mike has gynecomastia (breast enlargement). The nurse should explain to Mike that this is: A sign of too much body fat.A sign of hormonal imbalance.>>A normal occurrence during puberty.An indication of precocious puberty.
During the adolescent years, the healthy individual will develop a sense of personal identity, which is evidenced by which of the following behaviors? Emulating fashions and clothing of adultsVacillating from enthusiasm to angerGradually slipping into the roles expected of them>>Formulating an idea of their place in the world
During adolescence, the individual develops cognitively by: >>Being capable of using a future time perspective.Being able to place things in a sensible and logical order.Being able to see things from the point of view of another.Being able to progress to judgments based on reason.
When counseling parents and adolescents, it is important to know that most: >>Individuals younger than 15 years old have not had sexual intercourse.Individuals younger than 15 years old have had sexual intercourse.Boys have had sexual intercourse by age 15.Girls have had sexual intercourse by age 15.
Without documentation of having received two doses, the nonpregnant adolescent should receive a second dose of: Pneumovax.Hepatitis B.>>Measles-mumps-rubella.Diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus.
In the adolescent age group, the injury that can be prevented most of the time if proper precautions are taken is: Drowning.>>Firearm injury.Drug overdose.Motor vehicle injury.
Which of the following statements about treating primary dysmenorrhea in adolescent girls is most accurate? Aspirin is the drug of choice for the treatment of dysmenorrhea.Over-the-counter NSAIDs are rarely strong enough to provide adequate pain relief.NSAIDs are effective because of their analgesic effect.>>NSAIDs are effective because they inhibit prostaglandins.
Because testicular tumors are generally malignant in adolescents, the nurse should recommend: Obtaining a baseline testicular sonogram at puberty.Measuring prostate antigens regularly.>>Performing testicular self-examination regularly.Performing proctoscopy annually.
The presenting symptom for testicular cancer is usually: A hard, painful mass.>>A hard, painless mass.An epididymis that is easily palpated.Scrotal swelling and pain.
A severe weight loss in the absence of obvious physical cause: Occurs most frequently in adolescent males.Results from a posterior pituitary disorder.Has its peak occurrence during mid-adolescence.>>Would increase the suspicion of anorexia nervosa.
Traumatic interpersonal conflict often triggers the disorder known as: Sexual abuse.School failure.>>Anorexia nervosa.Pregnancy.
Erosion of tooth enamel is a finding that is often seen with which of the following disorders? SmokingAnorexia nervosaObesity>>Bulimia
Which of the following statements would be included in a correct definition of drug abuse? It is a problem that occurs in conjunction with addiction.It is an involuntary behavior based on physiologic changes.>>It involves the use of drugs for purposes other than accepted medical purposes.It is a voluntary behavior based on psychosocial needs.
Which of the following statements about adolescent suicide is true? A sense of hopelessness and despair are a normal part of adolescence.>>Gay and lesbian adolescents are at a particularly high risk for suicide.Problem-solving skills are of limited value to the suicidal adolescent.The incidence of adolescent suicide does not vary with gender or racial/ethnic background.
An adolescent girl gives an indication that she is extremely suicidal, and she is asked if she has a specific plan. This question would be considered: >>An appropriate part of the assessment.Not a critical part of the assessment.A suggestion that the adolescent needs a plan.An encouragement to the adolescent to devise a plan.
A new mother recalls from prenatal class that she should try to feed her newborn daughter when she exhibits feeding readiness cues rather than waiting until her baby is crying frantically. Based on this recollection, this woman should feed her baby about every 2½ to 3 hours when she does which of the following? Waves her arms in the air>>Makes sucking motionsHas hiccupsStretches her legs out straight
A new father is ready to take his wife and newborn son home. He proudly tells the nurse who is discharging them that within the next week he plans to start feeding the baby cereal in between breastfeeding sessions. The nurse can explain to him that beginning solid foods before 4 to 6 months may do which of the following? Decrease the infant's intake of sufficient calories>>Lead to early cessation of breastfeedingHelp the baby sleep through the nightLimit the baby's growth
Which of the following is a practice that can interfere with breastfeeding progress and duration? >>Giving the newborn supplemental formula feedings with a bottle until the milk comes inProviding single-room maternity careBeginning breastfeeding during the first period of reactivity after birthEncouraging mothers to breastfeed newborns on demand based on feeding readiness cues
A pregnant woman wants to breastfeed her baby, but her husband is not convinced that there are any scientific reasons to do so. The nurse can give the couple printed information that compares breastfeeding and bottle-feeding. Which one of the following statements is true? >>Bottle-feeding using commercially prepared infant formulas increases the risk that the infant will develop allergies.Bottle-feeding using commercially prepared infant formulas helps the infant sleep through the night.Bottle-feeding using commercially prepared infant formulas ensures that the infant is getting iron in a form that is easily absorbed.Bottle-feeding using commercially prepared infant formulas requires that multivitamin supplements be given to the infant.
A postpartum woman telephones about her 6-day-old baby. She is not scheduled for a weight check until the baby is 10 days old, and she is worried about whether or not breastfeeding is going well. Effective breastfeeding is indicated in the newborn who does which of the following? Sleeps for 6 hours at a time between feedings>>Has at least three breast milk stools every 24 hoursGains 1 to 2 ounces per weekHas at least three wet diapers per day
A primiparous woman is delighted with her newborn son and wants to begin breastfeeding as soon as possible. The nurse can facilitate the baby's latching on correctly by helping the woman to hold the baby: With his arms folded together over his chest.Curled up in a fetal position.With his head cupped in her hand.>>With his head and body in alignment.
A breastfeeding woman develops engorged breasts at 3 days postpartum. Which of the following actions would help this woman achieve her goal of reducing the engorgement? Skipping feedings to let her sore breasts restAvoiding use of a breast pump>>Breastfeeding her baby every 2 hoursReducing her fluid intake for 24 hours
At a 2-month well-baby examination, it was discovered that a breastfed infant had only gained 10 ounces in the last 4 weeks. The mother and the nurse agree that to gain weight faster, the baby needs to do which of the following? Begin solid foodsHave a bottle of formula after every feeding>>Have at least one extra breastfeeding session every 24 hoursStart iron supplements
Parents have been asked by the neonatologist to provide breast milk for their newborn son, who was born prematurely at 32 weeks' gestation. The nurse who instructs them about pumping, storing, and transporting the milk needs to assess their knowledge about lactation. Which of the following statements, if given by the parents, indicates that they have a proper understanding of the procedures? >>""A premature baby more easily digests breast milk than formula.""A glass of wine just before pumping will help reduce the mother’s stress and anxiety.The mother should only pump as much as the baby can drink.The mother should pump every 2 to 3 hours, including during the night.
A new mother wants to be sure that she is meeting her daughter's needs while feeding her commercially prepared infant formula. The nurse should evaluate the mother's knowledge about appropriate infant care. The mother meets her child's needs when she does which of the following? Increases the concentration of the formula to ensure adequate nutritionWarms bottles filled with formula using a microwave oven>>Burps her infant during and after the feeding as neededRefrigerates any leftover formula for the next feeding
An infant born at 36 weeks' gestation has increasing respirations (80 to 100 breaths per minute) with marked sternal retractions. The infant is given oxygen by nasal CPAP. Which of the following arterial oxygen levels would indicate hypoxia? PaO2 of 67PaO2 of 89>>PaO2 of 45PaO2 of 73
On day 3 of life, a newborn continues to require 100% oxygen by nasal cannula. The parents ask if they can hold their baby during his next gavage feeding. Given that this newborn is physiologically stable, what response would the nurse give? Parents are not allowed to hold their infants who are dependent on oxygen.You may only hold your baby's hand during the feeding.Feedings cause more stress, so the baby must be closely monitored.>>""You may hold your baby during the feeding.""
A premature infant with respiratory distress syndrome receives artificial surfactant. How would the nurse explain surfactant therapy to the parents? >>""Surfactant improves the ability of your baby's lungs to exchange oxygen and carbon dioxide.""The drug keeps your baby from requiring too much sedation.Surfactant is used to reduce episodes of periodic breathing.Your baby needs this medication to fight a possible respiratory tract infection.
A 1550-g infant is to be weaned from the incubator to an open crib. Which of the following should the nurse prepare ahead of the weaning process? A crib with prewarmed blankets>>A diaper, shirt, and double-thickness capAn incubator servo control probeA digital rectal thermometer
When providing an infant with a gavage feeding, which of the following should be documented each time? The infant's abdominal circumference after the feedingThe infant's heart rate and respirationsThe infant's suck-and-swallow coordination>>The infant's response to the feeding
An infant is to receive gastrostomy feedings. What intervention should the nurse institute to prevent bloating, gastrointestinal reflux into the esophagus, vomiting, and respiratory compromise? Bolus feeding of the entire amount in 15 minutesWarm cloths to the abdomen for the first 10 minutes>>Slow, small, bolus feedings over 30 minutesMedium bolus feedings over 45 minutes
A premature infant never seems to sleep longer than an hour at a time. Each time a light is turned on, an incubator closes, or people talk near her crib, she wakes up and cries inconsolably until held. The correct nursing diagnosis is ineffective coping related to which of the following? Severe immaturity>>Environmental stressPhysiologic distressInterpersonal interactions
An infant born at 26 weeks' gestation arrives from the delivery room intubated. The nurse weighs the infant, places him under the radiant warmer, and attaches him to the ventilator at the prescribed settings. A pulse oximeter and cardiorespiratory monitor are placed. The pulse oximeter is recording oxygen saturations of 80%. The prescribed saturations are 92%. The nurse's most appropriate action would be to do which of the following? >>Listen to breath sounds and ensure the patency of the endotracheal tube, increase the oxygen, and notify the physicianContinue to observe and make no changes until the saturation is 75%Continue with the admission process to ensure that a thorough assessment is completedNotify the parents that their infant is not doing well
A newborn was admitted to the NICU after being delivered at 29 weeks' gestation to a 28-year-old, multiparous, married, Caucasian female whose pregnancy was uncomplicated until premature rupture of membranes and preterm birth. The newborn's parents arrive for their first visit after the birth. The parents walk toward the bedside but remain approximately 5 feet away from the bed. What would be the nurse's most appropriate action? Wait quietly at the newborn's bedside until the parents come closer>>Go to the parents, introduce herself, and gently encourage them to come meet their infant; the nurse should explain the equipment first and then focus on the newbornLeave the parents at the bedside while they are visiting so they can have some privacyTell the parents only about the newborn's physical condition and caution them to avoid touching their baby
Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is an inflammatory disease of the gastrointestinal mucosa. The signs of NEC are nonspecific, but some generalized signs include which of the following? Hypertonia, tachycardia, and metabolic alkalosis>>Abdominal distention, temperature instability, and grossly bloody stoolsHypertension, absence of apnea, and ruddy skin colorScaphoid abdomen, no residual with feedings, and increased urinary output
An infant was being discharged from the NICU after 70 days of hospitalization. This infant was born at 30 weeks' gestation with several conditions associated with prematurity, including respiratory distress syndrome, mild bronchopulmonary dysplasia, and retinopathy of prematurity requiring surgical treatment. The infant's mother asks the nurse during discharge teaching if her baby will meet developmental milestones on time as did her son who was born at term. What is the nurse's most appropriate response? Your baby will develop exactly like your first child did.Your baby does not appear to have any problems at the present time.>>""Your baby will need to be corrected for prematurity. Your baby is currently 40 weeks' postconceptional age and can be expected to be doing what a 40-week-old infant would be doing.""Your baby will never be normal.
A pregnant woman was admitted for induction of labor at 43 weeks' gestation with sure dates. A nonstress test in the obstetrician's office revealed a nonreactive tracing. Following amniotomy, thick meconium-stained fluid was noted. The nurse caring for the baby after birth should anticipate which of the following? >>Meconium aspiration; hypoglycemia; and dry, cracked skinExcessive vernix caseosa covering the skin; closed, sleepy eyes; and respiratory distress syndromeGolden-yellow– to green-stained skin and nails; absence of scalp hair; and an increased amount of subcutaneous fatHyperglycemia; hyperthermia; and an alert, wide-eyed appearance
A macrosomic infant is born after a difficult, forceps-assisted delivery. After stabilization, the infant is weighed, and the birth weight is 4550 g (9 lb, 6 oz). What is the nurse's most appropriate action? Leave the infant in the room with the motherTake the infant immediately to the nurseryPerform a gestational age assessment to determine if the infant is large-for-gestational age>>Monitor blood glucose levels frequently and observe closely for signs of hypoglycemia
Infants of mothers with diabetes are at a higher risk of developing which of the following problems? AnemiaHyponatremia>>MacrosomiaSepsis
A baby was born 2 hours ago at 37 weeks' gestation weighing 4.1 kg. The baby appears chubby with a flushed complexion and is very tremulous. The tremors are most likely the result of which of the following? Birth injuryHypocalcemia>>HypoglycemiaSeizures
A 3.8-kg infant was delivered vaginally at 39 weeks' gestation after a 30-minute second stage. There was a nuchal cord. Following birth, the infant is noted to have petechiae over the face and upper back. Information given to this infant's parents should be based on the knowledge that petechiae: >>Are benign if they disappear within 48 hours of birth and no new lesions appear.Result from increased blood volume.Should always be further investigated.Usually occur with forceps delivery.
When planning care for an infant with a fractured clavicle, the nurse should recognize that in addition to gentle handling: Prone positioning will facilitate bone alignment.>>No special treatment is necessary.Parents should be taught range-of-motion exercises.The shoulder should be immobilized with a splint.
A pregnant woman at 37 weeks' gestation has had ruptured membranes for 26 hours. A cesarean section is performed for failure to progress. Fetal heart rate before birth is 180 beats per minute with limited variability. At birth, the newborn had Apgar scores of 6 and 7 at 1 and 5 minutes, respectively, and is noted to be pale and tachypneic. Based on the maternal history, the cause of this newborn's distress is most likely to be which of the following? HypoglycemiaPhrenic nerve injuryRespiratory distress syndrome>>Sepsis
Which of the following is the most important nursing action in the prevention of neonatal infection? >>Good handwashingIsolation of infected infantsSeparate gown techniqueStandard Precautions
A pregnant woman presents in labor at term having had no prenatal care. Following birth, her infant is noted to be small for gestational age with small eyes, a thin upper lip, and microcephaly. Based on her infant's physical findings, this woman should be questioned about her use of which substance during pregnancy? >>AlcoholCocaineHeroinMarijuana
A plan of care for an infant who is experiencing symptoms of drug withdrawal should include which of the following? Administrating chloral hydrate for sedationFeeding every 4 to 6 hours to allow extra rest>>Swaddling the infant snugly and holding him or her tightlyPlaying soft music during feeding
Kernicterus occurs if: Bilirubin is excreted by the kidney.Bilirubin collects in the liver.Bilirubin deposits are concentrated in the cardiac muscle.>>Bilirubin deposits are in the brain.
Which of the following supports the diagnosis of pathologic jaundice? Serum bilirubin concentrations of more than 2 mg/dl in cord bloodSerum bilirubin levels increasing by more than 1 mg/dl in 24 hoursSerum bilirubin levels of more than 10 mg/dl in a full-term newborn>>Clinical jaundice evident within 24 hours of birth
Which of the following is the most common cause of pathologic hyperbilirubinemia? Hepatic disease>>Hemolytic disorders in the newbornPostmaturityCongenital heart defect
Which of the following infants would be most likely to have RH incompatibility? >>The infant of a RH-negative mother and a father who is RH-positive and homozygous for the RH factorAn infant who is RH-negative with a mother who is RH-negativeThe infant of a RH-negative mother and a father who is RH-positive and heterozygous for the RH factorAn infant who is RH-positive with a mother who is RH-positive
Which of the following is a major nursing intervention for an infant born with myelomeningocele? >>Protect the sac from injuryPrepare the parents for the child's paralysis from the waist downPrepare the parents for the closure of the sac when the infant is about 2 months oldAssess for cyanosis
Which of the following would be the priority nursing diagnosis for a newborn diagnosed with a diaphragmatic hernia? Risk for altered parent-infant attachmentAltered nutrition: less than body requirementsRisk for infection>>Impaired gas exchange
An infant diagnosed with erythroblastosis fetalis would characteristically exhibit which of the following? Edema>>Immature red blood cellsEnlargement of the heartAscites

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