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Newborn Nursing

Nursing

Quiz 30 :

The Newborn at Risk: Conditions Present at Birth

Quiz 30 :

The Newborn at Risk: Conditions Present at Birth

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Benefits of skin-to-skin care as a developmental intervention include which of the following? Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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B, D, E

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The mother of a premature newborn questions why a gavage feeding catheter is placed in the mouth of the newborn and not in the nose. What is the nurse's best response?
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A

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The nurse is caring for the newborn of a diabetic mother. Which of the following should be included in the nurse's plan of care for this newborn?
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A

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The nurse is caring for an infant born at 37 weeks that weighs 1750 g (3 pounds 10 ounces). The head circumference and length are in the 25th percentile. What statement would the nurse expect to find in the chart?
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A 38-week newborn is found to be small for gestational age (S G A). Which nursing intervention should be included in the care of this newborn?
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The nurse assesses the gestational age of a newborn and informs the parents that the newborn is premature. Which of the following assessment findings is not congruent with prematurity?
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The nurse caring for a postterm newborn would not perform what intervention?
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The nurse is caring for several pregnant clients. Which client should the nurse anticipate is most likely to have a newborn at risk for mortality or morbidity?
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The nurse is caring for a 2-hour-old newborn whose mother is diabetic. The nurse assesses that the newborn is experiencing tremors. Which nursing action has the highest priority?
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A 3-month-old baby who was born at 25 weeks has been exposed to prolonged oxygen therapy. The nurse explains to the parents that due to oxygen therapy, their infant is at a greater risk for which of the following?
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The nurse is teaching the parents of an infant with an inborn error of metabolism how to care for the infant at home. What information does teaching include?
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The neonatal special care unit nurse is overseeing the care provided by a nurse new to the unit. Which action requires immediate intervention?
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The nurse is caring for a newborn in the special care nursery. The infant has hydrocephalus, and is positioned in a prone position. The nurse is especially careful to cleanse all stool after bowel movements. This care is most appropriate for an infant born with which of the following?
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The pregnant client at 41 weeks is scheduled for labor induction. She asks the nurse whether induction is really necessary. What response by the nurse is best?
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The nurse is working with parents who have just experienced the birth of their first child at 34 weeks. Which statement(s) by the parents indicate that additional teaching is needed? Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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In caring for the premature newborn, the nurse must assess hydration status continually. Assessment parameters should include which of the following? Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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A 7 pound 14 ounce girl was born to an insulin-dependent type Ⅱ diabetic mother 2 hours ago. The infant's blood sugar is 47 m g/d L. What is the best nursing action?
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The nurse is caring for the newborn of a diabetic mother whose blood glucose level is 39 m g/d L. What should the nurse include in the plan of care for this newborn?
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The nurse is planning care for a preterm newborn. Which nursing diagnosis has the highest priority?
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A N I C U nurse plans care for a preterm newborn that will provide opportunities for development. Which interventions support development in a preterm newborn in a N I C U? Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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