The nurse is aware that the age at which an infant is

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4. The nurse is aware that the age at which an infant is able to sit steadily alone is: a.4 monthsb.5 monthsc.8 monthsd.15 monthsANS: C The infant can sit alone without support at about 8 months of age. DIF: Cognitive Level: Knowledge REF: dm : 382, Figure 16-3 OBJ: Objective: 2 TOP: Topic: Development and Care KEY: Nursing Process Step: Assessment
MSC: NCLEX: Health Promotion and Maintenance: Growth and Development 5. The infant should be able to walk independently by the age of: For the majority of children, the milestone of walking alone is achieved between 12 and 15 months. DIF: Cognitive Level: Knowledge REF: dm : 383, Table 16-3 OBJ: Objective: 2 TOP: Topic: Development and Care KEY: Nursing Process Step: Assessment MSC: NCLEX: Health Promotion and Maintenance: Growth and Development 6.The parent of a 3-month-old infant asks the nurse, At what age do infants usually begindrinking from a cup? The nurse would reply: The infant can usually drink from a cup when it is offered at about 5 months. DIF: Cognitive Level: Comprehension REF: dm : 386, Table 16-1
OBJ: Objective: 7 TOP: Topic: Nutrition Counseling KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Health Promotion and Maintenance: Growth and Development 7. The nurse would expect a 4-month-old to be able to: Because development is cephalocaudal, of these choices, sitting is the one that the infant learns to do first. The infant can usually sit with support at about 5 months of age and can sit alone at about 8 months. DIF: Cognitive Level: Analysis REF: dm : 381, Table 16-1 OBJ: Objective: 2 TOP: Topic: Development and Care KEY: Nursing Process Step: Assessment MSC: NCLEX: Health Promotion and Maintenance: Growth and Development 8.The abnormal finding in an evaluation of growth and development for a 6-month-old infantwould be: a.Weight gain of 4-7 ounces per weekb.Length increase of 1 inch in 2 monthsc.Head lag presentd.Can sit alone for a few secondsANS: C
The infant should be holding the head up well by 5 months of age. If head lag is present at 6 months, the child should undergo further evaluation. DIF: Cognitive Level: Analysis REF: dm : 386, Table 16-1 OBJ: Objective: 2 TOP: Topic: Development and Care KEY: Nursing Process Step: Assessment MSC: NCLEX: Health Promotion and Maintenance: Growth and Development

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