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ATI Maternity Exam 2

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Question 1:

Adllent, 1 day postpartum, is being monitored after a postpartum hemorrhage. Which of the following should the nurse report to the obstetrician?

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Question 2:

A woman who is 8 months pregnant is brought to the emergency department after a serious motor vehicle crash. Although she has no apparent injuries, she is admitted to the hospital for observation for which complication?

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Question 3:

Which is true about newborns classified as small for gestational age (SGA)?

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The nurse is observing a parent holding a preterm infant. The infant is sneezing, yawning, and extending the arms and legs. What action by the nurse is best?

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While assessing the newborn, the nurse should be aware that the average expected apical pulse range of a full-term, quiet, alert newborn is __ beats/min.

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Question 6:

Four hours after delivery of a healthy neonate of an insulin-dependent diabetic woman, the baby appears jittery, irritable, and has a high-pitched cry. Which nursing action has top priority?

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A nurse has taught a pregnant woman about toxoplasmosis. What statement by the patient indicates a need for further instruction?

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The student nurse asks why gloves are needed when handling a newborn because the newborn "hasn't been exposed to anything". What response by the nurse is best?

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Question 9:

A nurse in a hospital is caring for a client who is at 38 weeks of gestation and has a large amount of painless, bright red vaginal bleeding. The client is placed on a fetal monitor indicating a regular fetal heart rate of 138/min and no uterine contractions. The client's vital signs are: blood pressure 98/52 mm Hg, heart rate 118/min, respiratory rate 24/min, and temperature 36.4°C (97.6°F). Which of the following is the priority nursing action?

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Question 10:

Which maternal condition always necessitates delivery by cesarean section?

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Question 11:

What documentation on a woman's chart on postpartum day 14 indicates a normal involution process?

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Question 12:

The infant of a mother with diabetes is hypoglycemic. What type of feeding should be instituted first?

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Question 13:

A baby is grunting in the neonatal nursery. Which of the following actions by the nurse is appropriate?

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Question 14:

A nurse is caring for a pregnant woman at 30 weeks of gestation in preterm labor. The woman's physician orders

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Question 15:

Which condition seen in the postpartum period is likely to require careful medical assessment?

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Question 16:

A nurse is caring for a client who is at 37 weeks of gestation and has placenta previa. The client asks the nurse why the provider does not do an internal examination. Which of the following explanations of the primary reason should the nurse provide?

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Question 17:

The priority nursing intervention when admitting a pregnant woman who has experienced a bleeding episode in late pregnancy is:

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Question 18:

What is the correct definition of Mittelschmerz?

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Question 19:

The nurse is teaching the parents of a newborn who is going to receive phototherapy. What other measure does the nurse teach to help reduce the bilirubin?

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Question 20:

What is the result of hypothermia in the newborn?

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Question 21:

The nurse is caring for a neonate undergoing phototherapy. What action does the nurse include on the infant's care plan?

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Question 22:

A nurse is teaching an assistive personnel to measure a newborn's respiratory rate. Which of the following statements indicates an understanding of why the respiratory rate should be counted for a complete minute?

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Question 23:

A nurse is caring for a client who is postpartum and received methylergonovine (methergine). Which of the following findings indicates that the medication was effective?

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Question 24:

A nurse in the antepartum unit is caring for a client who is at 36 weeks of gestation and has gestational hypertension. Suddenly, the client reports continuous abdominal pain and vaginal bleeding. The nurse should suspect which of the following complications?

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Question 25:

A first-time father is changing the diaper of his 1-day-old daughter. He asks the nurse, "What is this black, sticky stuff in her diaper?" The nurse's best response is:

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