1106 Unit 3 Test

  1. One of the most common causes of death in a child with muscular dystrophy is:



    A.
  2. Which type of traction would the nurse expect to be used for a 20-month-old child who has a fractured femur?



    D.
  3. The nurse is aware that a fracture involving the epiphyseal plate in long bone can result in:



    D.
  4. When a child is referred to a physician after scoliosis screening, the plan is to defer treatment and watch the child. The nurse determines that the child's curvature must be less than:



    D.
  5. Which is an expected assessment finding in a child with suspected scoliosis?



    D.
  6. Which disease is usually inherited as an X-linked disorder?



    A.
  7. The nurse is reinforcing the physician's explanation of treatment for Legg–Calvé–Perthes disease. What information would the nurse review with parents?



    B.
  8. The nurse completed a neurovascular check on a child in Russell's traction for a fractured femur. Which finding should be reported to the charge nurse?



    B.
  9. The treatment of osteomyelitis includes the use of:



    C.
  10. The development of uveitis is an autoimmune compliaction of:



    B.
  11. An appropriate nursing action when caring for a child in Bryant's traction is to:



    B.
  12. Which is a priority nursing diagnosis for an adolescent treated for osteosarcoma?



    C.
  13. A toddler has been walking independently for one month. Observation of a toddler's gait reveals the child's feet are wide apart and the gait is unsteady. How would the nurse interpret the finding?



    D.
  14. The mother of an infant born with congenital torticollis tells the nurse she is concerned that her child will always have limited neck motion. What is the best nursing response to the mother's concern?



    A.
  15. A child is being removed from the home of an abusive parent. The child is crying and a co-worker wonders if this could be a sign that the child was not abused. The nurse understands the child:



    B.
  16. Which statement by a mother might indicate future problems related to the care of a newborn infant?



    B.
  17. What would be the priority nursing intervention when a nurse is caring for a child wearing an Ace bandage for a
    sprained ankle?



    A.
  18. What is the most common congenital heart defect occurring in children?



    D.
  19. What is the best method of feeding an infant in congestive heart failure from a large ventricular septal defect?



    B.
  20. Digoxin (Lanoxin) is withheld if the pulse of the newborn is below             bpm.



    C.
  21. When an infant is receiving digoxin (Lanoxin), the nurse would be alert to which finding as a sign of toxicity?



    B.
  22. A nurse's responsibility when a child is receiving diuretics is to:



    A.
  23. Hypertension is identified in a 10-year-old child during routine screening. The nurse should expect which plan of care to be implemented initially?



    A.
  24. An infant with tetralogy of Fallot becomes hypercyanotic. The nurse would place the infant in the                             position.



    B.
  25. An infant with a congenital heart abnormality would most likely experience:



    B.
  26. A congenital heart defect that results in decreased pulmonary blood flow is:



    C.
  27. The nurse measuring an infant's blood pressure finds it is higher in the arms than the legs. The finding is associated with which congenital heart defect?



    B.
  28. By what age do children realize that death is final and permanent?



    C.
  29. Iron absorption is increase by taking it with:



    A.
  30. It is recommended that iron-fortified formula be given to infants through age:



    D.
  31. Which of the following presents the greatest risk to the child with hemophilia?



    A.
  32. Signs and symptoms that might indicate that a child has idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura include:



    B.
  33. The diagnostic test that confirms a diagnosis of leukemia is a(n):



    A.
  34. When caring for a child on steroid therapy, it is important to seek immediate medical attention if the child:



    A.
  35. Children with Hodgkin's disease usually present with a(n):



    C.
  36. Children with hemophilia should avoid:



    B.
  37. Children with sickle cell trait:



    D.
  38. An appropriate nursing intervention for the child admitted to the hospital in sickle cell crisis would be to:



    D.
  39. Immediate nursing care of a child with hemophilia who has hemarthrosis includes:



    C.
  40. The greatest concern of a nurse caring for a child with ITP is:



    B.
  41. Anxiety can be decreased in both the family and the child who has cancer by:



    C.
  42. A common childhood disease that can have devastating effects on an immunosuppressed child is:



    D.
  43. Nursing care of an adolescent with cancer who is refusing to cooperate with treatment should include:



    B.
  44. What would be the initial nursing action when a child receiving a transfusion of packed red blood cells complains of chills and back pain?



    C.
  45. Which diagnostic test permits visualization of the upper GI tract?



    C.
  46. Children with failure to thrive below the              percentile in weight and height on growth charts.



    C.
  47. Which approach might best support maternal attachment when caring for a child with failure to thrive?



    care.
    d.     Leave the room when the mother visits.
    C.
  48. Which signs and symptoms are characteristic of pinworms?



    C.
  49. Children with intussusception may have bowel movements containing blood and mucus and no feces. These are called:



    D.
  50. A newborn's total body weight is about                                  water.



    C.
  51. Which action should the nurse take before adding potassium to a child's IV?



    B.
  52. The greatest threat to life in isotonic dehydration is:



    C.
  53. The nurse taking a history from parents of an infant with pyloric stenosis would expect them to report the infant experienced which sign?



    B.
  54. When a child has pinworms, the nurse should know that:



    C.
  55. Which information would the nurse give to parents of an infant with gastroesophageal reflux disease?



    A.
  56. The nurse doing a newborn assessment knows the earliest sign of Hirschsprung's disease is:



    D.
  57. The organ damaged by acetaminophen poisoning is the:



    C.
  58. The nurse would explain to parents that infants are more susceptible to accidental ingestion of foreign bodies because they are:



    D.
  59. The nurse was giving a newborn her first feeding when the baby started coughing and choking. This is indicative of which condition?



    A.
  60. A child appears apathetic and weak. His grow this below normal for his age. There is a white streak in the child's hair. The nurse recognizes these signs as characteristic of:



    D.
  61. A child's arterial blood gas results are: pH 7.30, PaCO2 36, HCO3 21. The nurse determines the child is experiencing which acid-base imbalance?



    D.
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MarieRN
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Card Set
1106 Unit 3 Test
Description
Chapters 24, 26-28
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