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Exam Name___________________________________ MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1) Which of the following is the correct dosage for sodium bicarbonate in newborn resuscitation? A) 0.5 ml/kg B) 0.5 mg/gm C) 0.5 mEq/kg D) 0.5 ml/gm 1) 2) You have just assisted in the delivery of an approximately 4 kg newborn whose mother is a rather petite primapara. Upon assessment, you note that there is no spontaneous movement of the infant ʹ s right arm, although he otherwise exhibits vigorous movement and has a 1 - minute APGAR score of 9. Which of the following should you suspect? A) Neonatal abstinence syndrome B) Caput succedaneum C) Fractured clavicle D) Spinal cord damage 2) 3) You have been called to the residence of a 5 - day - old infant. His parents are concerned because he sleeps about 18 hours a day. They took a rectal temperature and got a reading of 100 degrees F. Which of the following is the best course of action? A) Reassure the parents that the infant ʹ s sleep patterns and temperature are normal. B) Prepare a report for the child protective agency regarding your suspicions that the parents cannot care for the child properly. C) Undress the infant to his diaper and sponge him with tepid water. D) Contact medical control to order acetaminophen. 3) 4) Which of the following is likely to occur due to prolonged and/or deep suctioning of the newborn ʹ s airway? A) Hypoxia, vagal stimulation, ventricular fibrillation B) Vagal stimulation, tachycardia C) Hypoxia, tachycardia D) Hypoxia, vagal stimulation, bradycardia 4) 5) Which of the following is NOT an antepartum or intrapartum risk factor for newborn distress? A) Post - term gestation B) The maternal use of narcotics within 2 hours before delivery C) Multiple gestation D) Maternal age between 16 and 35 years 5) 6) After ventilating a newly born infant by bag - valve - mask, you note significant gastric distention that is beginning to interfere with ventilation. Upon attempting to pass a nasogastric tube to decompress the stomach, you find that there is an obstruction bilaterally at the level of the posterior nasopharynx. Which of the following choices indicates the likely problem and the action that should be taken? A) Choanal atresia, intubate the trachea, and pass an orogastric tube B) Cleft palate, intubate the trachea, and pass an orogastric tube C) Choanal atresia, and rotate the nasogastric tube back and forth between your fingers as you apply steady pressure in a posterior direction D) Cleft palate, and rotate the nasogastric tube back and forth between your fingers as you apply steady pressure in a posterior direction 6) 1
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7) You have just delivered a newborn who has a meningomyelocele. How should you position this patient? A) Supine, head lower than body B) Prone C) In a lateral recumbent position with a pressure bandage over the defect D) Supine, head and chest elevated 7) 8) Which of the following statements concerning functional residual volume in newborn resuscitation is TRUE?
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2011 for the course PARAMEDIC 100 taught by Professor Warafal during the Spring '11 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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