Chapter 05: Nursing Care of Women with Complications During Pregnancy
1. A pregnant patient tells the nurse that she has been nauseated and vomiting. How will the
nurse explain that hyperemesis gravidarum is distinguished from morning sick
Chapter 19: The School-Age Child
1. The nurse is assessing a school-age child. What will the nurse expect in regard to physical
development of this child?
Growth of 3 to 6 inches per year
Gain of 5 to 7 pounds per year
Increase of head cir
Chapter 08: Nursing Care of Women with Complications During Labor and Birth
1. What nursing assessment should be reported immediately after an amniotomy?
a. Fetal heart rate is regular at 154 beats/min.
b. Amniotic fluid is clear with flec
Chapter 21: The Childs Experience of Hospitalization
1. Which child would have the most difficulty in coping with separation from parents because of
Chapter 04: Prenatal Care and Adaptations to Pregnancy
1. A woman who is 7 weeks pregnant tells the nurse that this is not her first pregnancy. She has a
2-year-old son and had one previous spontaneous abortion. How would the nurse documen
Chapter 16: The Infant
1. A mother calls the pediatricians office because her infant is colicky. What is the most
helpful measure the nurse can suggest to the mother?
Sing songs to the infant in a soft voice.
Place the infant in a well-lit
Chapter 06: Nursing Care of Mother and Infant During Labor and Birth
1. What does the nurse note when measuring the frequency of a laboring womans contractions?
a. How long the patient states the contractions last
b. The time between the e
Chapter 13: Preterm and Postterm Newborns
1. The nurse is assessing a preterm infant. To what does the infants level of maturation refer?
a. Actual time the fetus remained in the uterus
b. Age on the Dubowitz scoring system
c. Infants weig
Chapter 12: The Term Newborn
1. While inspecting a newborns head, the nurse identifies a swelling of the scalp that does not
cross the suture line. How would the nurse refer to this finding when documenting?