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Newborn Nursing

Nursing

Quiz 10 :

Reproductive Genetics

Quiz 10 :

Reproductive Genetics

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A 58-year-old father and a 45-year-old mother gave birth to a baby boy 2 days ago. The nurse assesses a single palmar crease and low-set ears on the newborn. The nurse plans to counsel the couple about which chromosomal abnormality?
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C

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A couple is at the clinic for preconceptual counseling. Both parents are 40 years old. The nurse knows that the education session has been successful when the wife makes which statement(s)? Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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B, D

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The nurse is reviewing preconception questionnaires in charts. Which couple are the most likely candidates for preconceptual genetic counseling?
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C

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A newborn has been diagnosed with a disorder that occurs through an autosomal recessive inheritance pattern. The parents ask the nurse, "Which of us passed on the gene that caused the disorder?" What should the nurse tell them?
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Which couples may benefit from prenatal diagnosis? Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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A family has the following inherited disorder. What information should the nurse review with this family?
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Couples at risk for having a detectable single gene or chromosomal anomaly may wish to undergo which procedure?
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A pregnant client asks the nurse, "What is this "knuckle test" that is supposed to tell whether my baby has a genetic problem?" What does the nurse correctly explain?
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A married couple of Ashkenazi Jewish descent is pregnant with their first child. For which genetic health problems should the nurse provide teaching in anticipation of further testing? Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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The couple at 12 weeks' gestation has been told that their fetus has sickle cell disease. Which statement by the couple indicates that they are adequately coping?
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The nurse is providing care to several pregnant clients at an O B-G Y N clinic. Which client might benefit from prenatal diagnostic testing?
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A nurse counsels a couple on sex-linked disorders. Both the man and the woman are carriers of the disorder. They ask the nurse how this disorder will affect any children they might have. What is the nurse's best response?
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