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Maternity and Pediatric Nursing

Nursing

Quiz 15 :

An Overview of Growth, Development, and Nutrition

Quiz 15 :

An Overview of Growth, Development, and Nutrition

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What type of development is the nurse assessing when an infant can lift his or her head before he or she can sit?
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Cephalocaudal development proceeds from head to toe.

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A mother reports that she and her husband have had one child together,but both have children from previous marriages living in their home.The nurse will base the care planning on what type of family?
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A blended family involves the remarriage of persons with children.

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When a small group of preschool-age children were playing house,each child was pretending to be a particular family member.What type of play does the nurse recognize these children are participating in?
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In cooperative play,children play with each other,each taking a specific role.

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When the nurse asks a 10-year-old Native American if he is ready to go to therapy,he does not answer immediately.How does the nurse interpret this response?
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The nurse has discussed with a mother the process of introducing solid foods to her 6-month-old infant.What statement by the mother leads the nurse to determine that learning has taken place?
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A mother tells the nurse,"My 11-month-old son is not as active as my other children were at this age.He is the youngest of four and the older children love to dote on him." Which factor is influencing this child's language development?
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The mother of a 7-month-old states,"The baby is eating food now.Should I give him regular milk,too?" What is the nurse's best response?
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What would the nurse further investigate when assessing patterns of growth in a child?
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What activity would the nurse choose to meet Erikson's developmental task of industry when caring for a 7-year-old?
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At a well-baby visit,parents of a 6-month-old ask when to take the infant for the first dental visit.What is the nurse's best response?
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What is a unique organization of characteristics that determines an individual's pattern of behavior?
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The mother of a 7-month-old reports that the first lower central incisor has erupted.She asks the nurse,"How many teeth will he have by his first birthday?" The nurse explains that the infant will have how many teeth by 1 year of age?
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What is the best nursing action when an 8-year-old child comes to the school nurse with his central incisor in his hand and reports he knocked his tooth out on the water fountain?
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The nurse is planning anticipatory guidance for a caregiver of a preschool-age child. The nurse will explain that permanent teeth begin erupting at what age?
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What does the nurse recognize as an example of Piaget's concrete operational thinking?
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An infant's birth weight is 7 pounds,8 ounces.What can the nurse project the weight to be at 6 months?
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An assessment of a child's nutritional status reveals the child is alert,with shiny hair,firm gums,firm mucous membranes,and regular elimination.How would this child's nutritional status be described?
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A mother asks the nurse how much food should be offered to her 2-year-old.What is a good rule of thumb for serving size (in tablespoons)per year of age?
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The nurse encourages a Puerto Rican family to bring food to a child because he is not eating the food served on his hospital tray.What can the nurse expect the child to eat?
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The nurse observes that a 2-year-old is able to use a spoon steadily at mealtime.What does self-feeding help to develop in the toddler?
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