Chapter 03: Family Influences on Child Health Promotion
A nurse is selecting a family theory to assess a patients family dynamics. Which
family theory best describes a series of tasks for the family throughout its life span?
Chapter 11: Health Problems of Infants
Recent studies indicate that a deficiency of which vitamin correlates with increased
morbidity and mortality in children with measles?
d. Folic acid
Vitamin A deficiency
Chapter 08: Health Promotion of the Newborn and Family
Which is the most critical physiologic change required of the newborn?
Closure of fetal shunts in the heart
Stabilization of fluid and electrolytes
Chapter 13: Health Promotion of the Preschooler and Family
Which should the nurse expect of a healthy 3-year-old child?
Ride a two-wheel bicycle.
Skip on alternate feet.
Balance on one foot for a few seconds.
Chapter 27: The Child with Genitourinary Dysfunction
The nurse is conducting a staff in-service on renal ultrasounds. Which statement
describes this diagnostic test?
a. Computed tomography uses external radiation to visualize the renal sys
Chapter 01: Perspectives of Pediatric Nursing
A nurse is planning a teaching session for parents of preschool children. Which
statement explains why the nurse should include information about morbidity and mortality?
a. Life-span statistic
Chapter 17: Health Problems of School-Age Children and Adolescents
Which statement is true about smoking in adolescence?
Smoking is related to other high-risk behaviors.
Smoking will not continue unless peer pressure continu
Chapter 09: Health Problems of Newborns
Which is defined as a vaguely outlined area of edematous tissue situated over the
portion of the scalp that presents in a vertex delivery?
a. Caput succedaneum
Chapter 23: The Child with Respiratory Dysfunction
The nurse is teaching nursing students about normal physiologic changes in the
respiratory system of toddlers. Which best describes why toddlers have fewer respiratory tract
Chapter 18: Quality of Life for Children Living with Chronic or Complex
The nurse case manager is planning a care conference about a young child who has
complex health care needs and will soon be discharged home. Who should the nu
Chapter 21: Family-Centered Care of the Child During Illness and
A nurse is caring for four patients; three are toddlers and one is a preschooler. Which
represents the major stressor of hospitalization for these four patien
Chapter 12: Health Promotion of the Toddler and Family
Which factor is most important in predisposing toddlers to frequent infections?
Respirations are abdominal.
Pulse and respiratory rates are slower than those in infancy.
Chapter 04: Social, Cultural, and Religious Influences on Child Health Promotion
Which term best describes a group of people who share a set of values, beliefs,
practices, social relationships, law, politics, economics, and norms of behavi
Chapter 22: Pediatric Variations of Nursing Interventions
Which should the nurse consider when having consent forms signed for surgery and
procedures on children?
a. Only a parent or legal guardian can give consent.
b. The person giving co
Chapter 05: Developmental and Genetic Influences on Child Health Promotion
An infant gains head control before sitting unassisted. The nurse recognizes that this is
which type of development?
c. Mass to sp
Chapter 27: The Child with Genitourinary Dysfunction
1. The nurse is conducting a staff in-service on renal ultrasounds. Which statement describes this
a. Computed tomography uses external radiation to visualize the renal
Chapter 26: The Child with Hematologic or Immunologic Dysfunction
Which child should the nurse document as being anemic?
7-year-old child with a hemoglobin of 11.5 g/dl
3-year-old child with a hemoglobin of 12 g/dl
Chapter 06: Communication and Physical Assessment of the Child
The nurse is seeing an adolescent boy and his parents in the clinic for the first time.
What should the nurse do first?
a. Introduce self.
b. Make family comfortable.
Chapter 19: Impact of Cognitive or Sensory Impairment on the Child and Family
A young child has an intelligence quotient (IQ) of 45. The nurse should document this
a. within the lower limits of the range of normal intelligence.
Chapter 14: Health Problems of Toddlers and Preschoolers
Which is described as the time interval between infection or exposure to disease and
appearance of initial symptoms?
a. Incubation period
b. Prodromal period
c. Desquamation period
Chapter 10: Health Promotion of the Infant and Family
A nurse is assessing a 12-month-old infant. Which statement best describes the infants
physical development a nurse should expect to find?
a. Anterior fontanel closes by age 6 to 10 mon
Chapter 25: The Child with Cardiovascular Dysfunction
A chest radiograph film is ordered for a child with suspected cardiac problems. The
childs parent asks the nurse, What will the radiograph show about the heart? The nurses
Chapter 24: The Child with Gastrointestinal Dysfunction
Which condition in a child should alert a nurse for increased fluid requirements?
Congestive heart failure
Increased intracranial pressure
Chapter 20: Family-Centered Home Care
Home care is being considered for a young child who is ventilator-dependent. Which
factor is most important in deciding whether home care is appropriate?
a. Level of parents education
b. Presence of tw
Chapter 16: Health Promotion of the Adolescent and Family
In girls, the initial indication of puberty is:
growth of pubic hair.
In most girls, the initial indication of pube
Chapter 15: Health Promotion of the School-Age Child and Family
The nurse is teaching a group of 10- to 12-year-old children about physical
development during the school-age years. Which statement made by a participant, indicates
Chapter 02: Community-Based Nursing Care of the Child and Family
Which term best describes the identification of the distribution and causes of disease,
injury, or illness?
a. Nursing process
b. Epidemiologic process
c. Community-based sta