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Maternal Child Nursing Care

Nursing

Quiz 27 :

Family, social, cultural, and Religious Influences on Child Health Promotion

Quiz 27 :

Family, social, cultural, and Religious Influences on Child Health Promotion

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Health beliefs vary among the cultural groups living in the United States.The belief that health is "a state of harmony with nature and the universe" is common in which culture?
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Many cultures ascribe attributes of health to natural forces.Many individuals of the Native American culture view health as a state of harmony with nature and the universe.This belief is not consistent with Japanese,African-American,or Hispanic American cultural groups.

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The nurse is teaching a group of new parents about the experience of role transition.Which statement by a parent indicates a correct understanding of the teaching?
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If parents are supportive of each other,they can serve as positive influences on establishing satisfying parental roles.When marital tensions alter caregiving routines and interfere with the enjoyment of the infant,the marital relationship has a negative effect.Infants with special care needs can be a significant source of added stress.Older parents are usually more able to cope with the greater financial responsibilities,changes in sleeping habits,and reduced time for each other and other children.Parents who have previous experience with parenting appear more relaxed,have less conflict in disciplinary relationships,and are more aware of normal growth and development.

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The father of a hospitalized child tells the nurse,"He can't have meat.We are Buddhist and vegetarians." The nurse's best intervention is to:
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It is essential for the nurse to respect the religious practices of the child and family.The nurse should arrange a dietary consultation to ensure that nutritionally complete vegetarian meals are prepared by the hospital kitchen.The nurse should be able to arrange for a vegetarian tray.The nurse should not encourage the child and parent to go against their religious beliefs.Nutritionally complete,acceptable vegetarian meals should be provided.

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A nurse is working in a clinic that serves a culturally diverse population of children.The nurse should plan care,understanding that the following complementary and alternative practices may be used by this patient population (Select all that apply):
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A Hispanic toddler has pneumonia.The nurse notices that the parent consistently feeds the child only the broth that comes on the clear liquid tray.Food items such as Jell-O,Popsicles,and juices are left.What would best explain this?
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The Vietnamese mother of a child being seen in the clinic avoids eye contact with the nurse.Considering cultural differences,the best explanation for this is that the parent:
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The mother of a school-age child tells the school nurse that she and her spouse are going through a divorce.The child has not been doing well in school and sometimes has trouble sleeping.The nurse should recognize this as:
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A nurse is caring for an African-American child recently admitted to the hospital.The nurse should be aware of which broad cultural characteristics for this child when planning care (Select all that apply)?
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A 3-year-old girl was adopted immediately after birth.The parents have just asked the nurse how they should tell the child that she is adopted.Which guideline concerning adoption should the nurse use in planning her response?
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Which term best describes the emotional attitude that one's own ethnic group is superior to others?
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Which term best describes a group of people who share a set of values,beliefs,practices,social relationships,law,politics,economics,and norms of behavior?
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In which cultural group is good health considered to be a balance between yin and yang?
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Children are taught the values of their culture through observation and feedback relative to their own behavior.In teaching a class on cultural competence,the nurse should be aware that which factor(s)may be culturally determined (Select all that apply)?
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The nurse discovers welts on the back of a Vietnamese child during a home health visit.The child's mother says that she has rubbed the edge of a coin on her child's oiled skin.The nurse should recognize that this is:
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A young child from Mexico is hospitalized for a serious illness.The father tells the nurse that "the child is being punished by God for being bad." The nurse should recognize this as:
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What type of family is one in which all members are related by blood?
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A mother brings 6-month-old Eric to the clinic for a well-baby checkup.She comments,"I want to go back to work,but I don't want Eric to suffer because I'll have less time with him." The nurse's most appropriate answer is:
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