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NACE Care of the Child

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Question 1:

A patient taking a combination of antineoplastic agents develops stomatitis. Nursing care should include actions to prevent which problem?

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In consideration of the patient's body image, the nurse should take which action when performing venipuncture in a preschool-aged child?

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Question 3:
What information should a nurse plan to give the parents of a 9-month-old infant who is to be discharged after a cleft palate repair?
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What information should a nurse plan to give the parents of a child newly diagnosed with cognitive impairment (mental retardation)?
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What information should a nurse plan to give the parents of a child recently diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder?
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Question 6:
A patient has a neurogenic bladder with incomplete emptying. Which discharge instruction for the patient's mother should be included in the teaching plan?
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The nurse plans to begin teaching a 7-year-old patient and the child's mother about diabetes management. Which action should the nurse take initially?
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A 4-year-old child with a history of cystic fibrosis is hospitalized with an acute pulmonary exacerbation. His prescription includes chest physiotherapy four times a day, antibiotics via IV, and pancreatic enzymes. Which time is best for the nurse to plan for chest physiotherapy?
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Question 9:
The nurse is exploring strategies to help a patient with multiple allergies to have less frequent and less severe exacerbations of his asthma. Which strategy is most appropriate for the nurse to teach the family?
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A 5-year-old child is being admitted to the hospital for surgery. Which intervention would be appropriate to help prepare this child for hospitalization?

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Question 11:
A patient is started on prednisone therapy. Which of these goals should be given priority in the patient's plan of care?
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Question 12:
Which observation is the priority to consider when planning care for a 7-year-old hospitalized client? This client:.
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Question 13:
A client is transferred to the pediatric unit after repair of a cleft lip. The child has a Logan bow in place over the suture line and has elbow restraints applied to both arms. Which nursing intervention should take priority in her postoperative care plan?
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Question 14:
Which nursing action is the best way to prepare a 4-year-old client for a bone marrow aspiration?
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Question 15:
A 13-year-old with severe scoliosis is admitted for insertion of Harrington rods. In preparing the patient for postoperative care, the nurse should provide which information?
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Question 16:
A nurse should plan to assess a child receiving Baclofen from an intrathecal pump for which effect?
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Question 17:
Which is the priority nursing intervention for an infant diagnosed with myelomeningocele?
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Question 18:
Which is the priority nursing intervention for an infant diagnosed with myelomeningocele?
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Question 19:
For which clients would the varicella (chickenpox) vaccine be contraindicated? Select all that apply.
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Question 20:
A school-aged child is recently diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD). What information about the newly prescribed stimulant medication should a nurse plan to give the family?
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Question 21:

Which nursing intervention should a nurse expect to perform on a 7-year-old child diagnosed with mild dehydration secondary to diarrhea?

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Question 22:
A nurse is playing a board game with a client who suddenly becomes upset. The client throws the game on the floor and says, "I don't want to play anymore.”. What is the nurse's best response to this behavior?
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Question 23:
A 3-week-old patient is hospitalized for surgical repair of hypertrophic pyloric stenosis. On the third postoperative day, the mother expresses concern that her infant vomited approximately one-fourth of his feeding. Which response by the nurse would be most appropriate at this time?
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Question 24:
A patient has an elevated serum creatinine level. Based on this information, the nurse should consult with the health care provider before administration of which medication?
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Question 25:
A nurse is caring for a pediatric client who is receiving pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy. Which nursing action measures the effectiveness of the therapy?
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