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Maternal and Child Nursing Care Study Set 1

Nursing

Quiz 10 :

Antepartal Nursing Assessment

Quiz 10 :

Antepartal Nursing Assessment

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The clinic nurse is assisting with an initial prenatal assessment.The following findings are present: Spider nevi present on lower legs;dark pink,edematous nasal mucosa;mild enlargement of the thyroid gland;mottled skin and pallor of palms and nailbeds;heart rate 88 with murmur present.What is the best action for the nurse to take based on these findings?
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B

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While completing the medical and surgical history during the initial prenatal visit,the 16-year-old primigravida interrupts with "Why are you asking me all these questions? What difference does it make?" Which of the following statements would best answer the client's questions? "We ask these questions:
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A

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The primigravida at 22 weeks' gestation has a fundal height palpated slightly below the umbilicus.Which of the following statements would best describe to the client why she needs to be seen by a physician today?
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D

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Which of the following would be part of a routine physical assessment for a second-trimester primiparous client whose prenatal care began in the first trimester and is ongoing?
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A pregnant client asks the nurse,"What is this "knuckle test" that is supposed to tell if my baby has a genetic problem?" The nurse correctly explains that:
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The pregnant client at 16 weeks has just been told that she has a positive hepatitis B screen.She demonstrates that she understands what this means if she states:
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Which of the following pieces of information that the nurse obtains from a pregnant client would indicate this client is at risk for preterm labor?
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The primiparous client has completed her first prenatal clinic appointment.She is asking how often prenatal visits will be done if everything remains normal and she develops no complications.Which of the following statements best answers her question? "Prenatal visits are scheduled:
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The nurse is preparing a class for couples who are planning pregnancy.Which statement should the nurse include? "Before becoming pregnant,you should talk with your health care provider if:
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A woman gave birth to her first pregnancy,a fetus at 18 weeks' gestation,last week.She is in the clinic for follow-up,and notices that her chart states she has had 1 abortion.The client is upset over the use of this word.How can the nurse best explain this terminology to the client?
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A nurse examining a prenatal client recognizes that a lag in progression of measurements of fundal height from month to month and week to week could signal:
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The nurse is assessing a newly pregnant client.Which of the following findings does the nurse note as a normal psychosocial stage in this client's first trimester?
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The clinic nurse is compiling informational data for a yearly report.Which of the following clients would be classified as a primigravida?
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A 25-year-old primigravida is 20 weeks pregnant.At the clinic,her nurse obtains the following vital signs.Which of these findings would necessitate notifying a doctor immediately?
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