Chapter 22: Family-Centered Care of the Child During Illness and Hospitalization
1. What behavior should most likely be manifested in an infant experiencing the protest phase of
Depression and sadness
Chapter 23: Pediatric Nursing Interventions and Skills
1. A 16-year-old girl comes to the pediatric clinic for information on birth control. The nurse
knows that before this young woman can be examined, consent must be obtained from which
Chapter 26: The Child with Gastrointestinal Dysfunction
1. What test is used to screen for carbohydrate malabsorption?
a. Stool pH
b. Urine ketones
c. C urea breath test
d. ELISA stool assay
The anticipated pH of a stool specimen is
Chapter 25: The Child with Renal Dysfunction
1. Urinary tract anomalies are frequently associated with what irregularities in fetal
Malformed or low-set ears
Defects in lower extremiti
Chapter 21: The Child with Cognitive, Sensory, or Communication Impairment
1. The American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD), formerly
the American Association on Cognitive Impairment, classifies cognitive
Chapter 29: The Child with Cardiovascular Dysfunction
1. What term is defined as the volume of blood ejected by the heart in 1 minute?
b. Cardiac cycle
c. Stroke volume
d. Cardiac output
Cardiac output is defined as the
Chapter 32: The Child with Cerebral Dysfunction
1. An injury to which part of the brain will cause a coma?
d. Occipital lobe
Injury to the brainstem results in stupor and coma. Signs of damage
Chapter 34: The Child with Musculoskeletal or Articular Dysfunction
1. An 8-year-old child is hit by a motor vehicle in the school parking lot. The school nurse notes
that the child is responding to verbal stimulation but is not moving his
Chapter 31: The Child with Cancer
1. What childhood cancer may demonstrate patterns of inheritance that suggest a familial basis?
d. Osteogenic sarcoma
Retinoblastoma is an example o
Chapter 27: Overview of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide Exchange
1. What respiratory condition or disease results in both increased compliance and increased
Chapter 35: The Child with Neuromuscular or Muscular Dysfunction
1. What is the most common cause of cerebral palsy (CP)?
a. Central nervous system (CNS) diseases
b. Birth asphyxia
c. Cerebral trauma
d. Neonatal encephalopathy
Chapter 33: The Child with Endocrine Dysfunction
1. Homeostasis in the body is maintained by what is collectively known as the neuroendocrine
system. What is the name of the nervous system that is involved?
Chapter 24: The Child with Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalance
1. What substance is released from the posterior pituitary gland and promotes water retention in
the renal system?
Antidiuretic hormone (ADH)
Chapter 28: The Child with Respiratory Dysfunction
1. Why are cool-mist vaporizers rather than steam vaporizers recommended in the home
treatment of respiratory infections?
They are safer.
They are less expensive.
Respiratory secretions ar