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Maternal and Child Nursing Care Study Set 1

Nursing

Quiz 56 :

The Child With Alterations in Neurologic Function

Quiz 56 :

The Child With Alterations in Neurologic Function

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A child has experienced a near-drowning episode,and is admitted to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.The parents express guilt over the near-drowning of their child.Which is the nurse's best response?
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B

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The nurse is planning care for a school-age child with bacterial meningitis.Which of the following should be included?
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D

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A nurse is caring for a child who has recently been diagnosed with cerebral palsy.What are the major goals of therapy for this child?
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D

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A 2-year-old has a tonic-clonic seizure while in the hospital crib.The child's jaws are clamped.Which is the most important nursing action at this time?
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A nurse is caring for a 15-year-old boy who is recovering from a grade 3 concussion.Which educational statement would be important for the nurse to present to the teen's family?
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The nurse should suspect a child has cerebral palsy if the parent makes which statement?
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A child with a mild traumatic brain injury is being sedated with a mild sedative so that pain and anxiety are minimized.Which action should the nurse do first?
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A lumbar puncture is done on an infant suspected to have meningitis.If the infant has bacterial meningitis,the nurse would expect the cerebral spinal fluid to show what result?
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A child has sustained a traumatic brain injury,and is being monitored in the pediatric intensive care unit.The nurse is using the Glasgow Coma Scale to assess the child.Which assessments will be included? Select all that apply.
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A child has been diagnosed with epilepsy,and is on daily phenytoin (Dilantin).Which client education should the nurse include?
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A child has sustained a basilar skull fracture.For which complication should the nurse assess?
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An infant has just been born with a myelomeningocele.The infant has been admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit.Upon noticing the nursing tech preparing an open crib for this infant,the nurse should:
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Which is an important nursing intervention when caring for an infant with a myelomeningocele in the preop stage?
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A child with a myelomeningocele corrected at birth is now 5 years old.What is a priority nursing diagnosis for a child with corrected spina bifida at this age?
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