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Nursing

Quiz 31 :

The Newborn at Risk: Birth-Related Stressors

Quiz 31 :

The Newborn at Risk: Birth-Related Stressors

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The nurse is observing a student nurse who is caring for a neonate undergoing intensive phototherapy. Which action by the student nurse indicates an understanding of how to provide this care?
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A

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The nurse is caring for a jaundiced infant receiving bank light phototherapy in an isolette. Which finding requires an immediate intervention?
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B

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A nurse explains to new parents that their newborn has developed respiratory distress syndrome (R D S). Which of the following signs and symptoms would not be characteristic of R D S?
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C

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During newborn resuscitation, how does the nurse evaluate the effectiveness of bag-and-mask ventilations?
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The nurse is evaluating the effectiveness of phototherapy on a newborn. Which evaluation indicates a therapeutic response to phototherapy?
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The nurse notes that a 36-hour-old newborn's serum bilirubin level has increased from 14 m g/d L to 16.6 m g/d L in an 8-hour period. What nursing intervention would be included in the plan of care for this newborn?
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The nurse is caring for a newborn with jaundice. The parents question why the newborn is not under phototherapy lights. The nurse explains that the fiber-optic blanket is beneficial because of which of the following? Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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Which assessment findings by the nurse would require obtaining a blood glucose level on the newborn?
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The nurse is caring for an infant who was delivered in a car on the way to the hospital and who has developed cold stress. Which finding requires immediate intervention?
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A client in labor is found to have meconium-stained amniotic fluid upon rupture of membranes. At delivery, the nurse finds the infant to have depressed respirations and a heart rate of 80. What does the nurse anticipate?
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The nurse is preparing an educational in-service presentation about jaundice in the newborn. What content should the nurse include in this presentation? Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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The client with blood type O R h-negative has given birth to an infant with blood type O R h-positive. The infant has become visibly jaundiced at 12 hours of age. The mother asks why this is happening. What is the best response by the nurse?
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A laboring mother has recurrent late decelerations. At birth, the infant has a heart rate of 100, is not breathing, and is limp and bluish in color. What nursing action is best?
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The nurse is assessing the newborn for symptoms of anemia. If the blood loss is acute, the baby may exhibit which of the following signs of shock? Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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The nurse prepares to admit to the nursery a newborn whose mother had meconium-stained amniotic fluid. The nurse knows this newborn might require which of the following?
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A newborn is receiving phototherapy. Which intervention by the nurse would be most important?
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Which of the following are considered risk factors for development of severe hyperbilirubinemia? Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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The nurse is assessing a 2-hour-old newborn delivered by cesarean at 38 weeks. The amniotic fluid was clear. The mother had preeclampsia. The newborn has a respiratory rate of 80, is grunting, and has nasal flaring. What is the most likely cause of this infant's condition?
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A nursing instructor is demonstrating how to perform a heel stick on a newborn. To obtain an accurate capillary hematocrit reading, what does the nursing instructor tell the student do?
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A nurse is caring for a newborn on a ventilator who has respiratory distress syndrome (R D S). The nurse informs the parents that the newborn is improving. Which data support the nurse's assessment?
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