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The urine will be dilute (straw-colored) and frequent (>6 to 10 times/day) (B), if the infant isadequately hydrated. Although a weight gain (A) of 30 grams/day is indicative of adequatenutrition, most home scales do not measure this accurately and this suggestion is likely to makethe mother very anxious! (C) causes nipple confusion and diminishes the mother's milkproduction. (D) does not answer the client's question.Points Earned:1/1Correct Answer:BYour Response:B38.One hour after giving birth to an 8-pound infant, a client’s lochia rubra has increased from small to large and her fundus is boggy despite massage. Theclient's pulse is 84 beats/minute and blood pressure is 156/96. The healthcare provider prescribes Methergine 0.2 mg IM × 1. What action should thenurse take immediately?A.Give the medication as prescribed and monitor for efficacy.B.Encourage the client to breastfeed rather than bottle feed.C.Have the client empty her bladder and massage the fundus.D.Call the healthcare provider to question the prescription.Methergine is contraindicated for clients with elevated blood pressure, so the nurse shouldcontact the healthcare provider and question the prescription (D). (A) compromises patientsafety. While (B) releases endogenous oxytocin, and (C) promotes uterine contraction,questioning the administration of Methergine is a higher priority because it concerns medicationsafety.Points Earned:0/1Correct Answer:DYour Response:B39.A 38-week primigravida who works as a secretary and sits at a computer 8 hours each day tells the nurse that her feet have begun to swell. Whichinstruction would be most effective in preventing pooling of blood in the lower extremities?A.Wear support stockings.B.Reduce salt in her diet.C.Move about every hour.D.Avoid constrictive clothing.Pooling of blood in the lower extremities results from the enlarged uterus exerting pressure onthe pelvic veins. Moving about every hour (C) will straighten out the pelvic veins and increasevenous return. (A) increase venous return from varicose veins in the lower extremities, but arelittle help with swelling. (B) might be helpful with generalized edema (which could be anindication of PIH) but is not specific for edematous lower extremities. (D) does not specificallyaddress venous return in this particular case.Points Earned:0/1Correct Answer:CYour Response:A40.The nurse is teaching a woman how to use her basal body temperature (BBT) pattern as a tool to assist her in conceiving a child. Which temperature
pattern indicates the occurrence of ovulation, and therefore, the best time for intercourse to ensure conception?A.Between the time the temperature falls and rises.B.Between 36 and 48 hours after the temperature rises.C.When the temperature falls and remains low for 36 hours.

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