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Nursing Health Assessment

Nursing

Quiz 15 :

Assessing the Newborn and Infant

Quiz 15 :

Assessing the Newborn and Infant

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The nurse is conducting an assessment for an infant during a well-baby check-up. When does the nurse expect the anterior fontanel to close?
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D

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The nurse is preparing to conduct a physical assessment during a 12-month well-baby visit. In which position should a fearful infant be placed during this assessment?
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B

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The nurse is assessing a newborn who exhibits a poor rooting reflex. Which does the nurse anticipate the newborn will have difficulty with based on this assessment finding?
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B

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The nurse is assessing an infant whose length was 19 inches at birth. Which is his expected height at 6 months of age?
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Which procedure should be performed first during the physical exam of the newborn?
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A 2-week-old newborn is accompanied by the mother for the first visit to the clinic. The breastfeeding mother asks, "What should my baby's bowel movements look like?" Which response by the nurse is the most appropriate?
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The nurse is conducting a 2 week well-baby visit for a newborn. Which immunizations are recommended for this newborn?
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Which medical term is used to describe the white cheeselike substance that covers the skin of newborns at birth?
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A 4-month-old infant presents with vomiting over the last 12 hours. Which is a good assessment of hydration status?
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The nurse is assessing an 11-month-old infant during a well-baby check-up. Which neurologic reflexes does the nurse expect the infant to demonstrate during the visit?
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The nurse is assessing an infant whose birth weight was 7 lb 8 oz. Which is the expected weight at 1 year?
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The nurse is providing care to several newborn patients during well-baby visits. Which set of vital signs is the most abnormal?
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Which action by the nurse is most appropriate when performing the Barlow-Ortolani maneuver to assess for congenital hip dislocation on a 2-week-old newborn?
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The nurse is assessing a newborn who exhibits continued extrusion of the tongue. Which diagnosis does the nurse anticipate based on this data?
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Which is a key gross motor change that occurs during the first year of life?
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Which technique will the nurse use when eliciting the Moro reflex during a newborn assessment?
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The nurse is conducting a newborn assessment. The lack of which reflex is often associated with spinal cord problems?
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Which term is used to describe the condition in which the foreskin of an uncircumcised penis remains tight and cannot be retracted?
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Most states have mandatory phenylketonuria (PKU) screening several days after birth to rule out phenylalanine amino acids in blood that can cause which disorder?
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A newborn's health history reveals an Apgar score of 4 to 7. Which condition is inferred with this score?
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