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Maternal and Child Nursing Care Study Set 1

Nursing

Quiz 24 :

The Physiologic Responses of the Newborn to Birth

Quiz 24 :

The Physiologic Responses of the Newborn to Birth

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The nurse has assessed four newborns' respiratory rates immediately following birth.Which of the following respiratory rates would require further assessment by the nurse?
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A postpartum client calls the clinic to report that her 3-day-old baby girl has a spot of blood on her diaper.The nurse explains to the client that this is due to:
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A

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A postpartum client calls the nursery to report that her 3-day-old newborn has passed a bright green stool.The nurse's best response is:
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D

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The student nurse notices that the newborn seems to focus on his mother's eyes.The nursing instructor explains that this newborn behavior is:
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A postpartum mother questions whether the environmental temperature should be warmer in the baby's room at home.The nurse responds that the environmental temperature should be warmer for the newborn.This response by the nurse is based on which of the following newborn characteristics that affect the establishment of a neutral thermal environmental? Select all that apply.
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A routine hematocrit level is drawn on a newborn immediately after delivery and is found to be 68%.What might have contributed to this abnormally high hematocrit level?
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A 2-day-old newborn is asleep,and the nurse assesses the apical pulse to be 88 bpm.What would be the most appropriate nursing action based on this assessment finding?
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The visiting nurse evaluates a 2-day-old breastfed newborn at home and notes that the baby appears jaundiced.When explaining jaundice to the parents,the nurse would tell them:
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Which of the following nursing interventions would protect the newborn immediately after birth from the most susceptible form of heat loss?
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The student nurse notices that the newborns sleep peacefully in the nursery,although the environment is noisy and well lit.The nursing instructor explains that this newborn behavior is:
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The parents of a newborn who is being treated for bacterial septicemia ask the nurse why their baby didn't seem very ill.The nurse's best response would be:
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At birth,an infant weighed 6 pounds,12 ounces.Three days later,he weighs 5 pounds,2 ounces.What conclusion should the nurse draw regarding this newborn's weight?
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Which of the following nursing interventions would protect the newborn from heat loss by convection?
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A telephone triage nurse gets a call from a postpartum client concerned about jaundice.The client's newborn is 37 hours old.What data would the nurse need to gather first?
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The nurse is caring for a newborn 30 minutes after birth.During an assessment of respiratory function,the following data are collected.Which of the following assessment findings would the nurse report as abnormal? Select all that apply.
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