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31. A newborn is being discharged at age 48 hours. The parents ask how the newborn should be bathed this first week home. The nurse’s best recommendation is to bathe the newborn:
a.daily with mild soap.
b.daily with an alkaline soap.
c.two or three times this week with plain water.
d.two or three times this week with mild soap.
32. The stump of the umbilical cord usually separates in how many days?
b.10 to 14
c.16 to 20
33. The parents of a newborn plan to have him circumcised. They ask the nurse about pain associated with this procedure. The nurse’s response should be based on the knowledge that newborns:
a.experience pain with circumcision.
b.do not experience pain with circumcision.
c.quickly forget about the pain of circumcision.
d.are too young for anesthesia or analgesia.
34. Early this morning, a baby boy was circumcised by using the Plastibell method. The nurse should tell the mother that the baby can be discharged after:
a.the newborn voids.
b.receiving vitamin K.
c.yellow exudate forms over glans.
d.the Plastibell rim falls off.
35. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that the best form of newborn nutrition is:
a.exclusive breastfeeding until age 2 months.
b.exclusive breastfeeding until at least age 1 year.
c.commercially prepared newborn formula for 1 year.
d.commercially prepared newborn formula until age 4 to 6 months.
36. Successful breastfeeding is most dependent on the:
a.mother’s socioeconomic level.
b.size of mother’s breasts.
c.mother’s desire to breastfeed.
d.birth weight of newborn.
37. A nursing intervention to promote parent-newborn attachment should include:
a.delaying parent-newborn interactions until the second period of reactivity.
b.explaining individual differences among newborns to the parents.
c.alleviating stress for parents by decreasing their participation in the newborn’s care.
d.allowing a newborn to fuss for a period of time before soothing by holding.
38. A new mother wants to be discharged with her newborn as soon as possible. Before discharge, the nurse should make certain that:
a.newborn has voided at least once.
b.newborn does not spit up after feeding.
c.jaundice, if present, appeared before 24 hours.
d.appointment is made for home care or a primary care practitioner office visit within next 2 or 3 days.
39. Nursing interventions to maintain a patent airway in a newborn should include:
a.sleeping in the prone (on abdomen) position.
b.wrapping neonate as snugly as possible.
c.positioning neonate supine while sleeping.
d.using bulb syringe to suction as needed, suctioning nose first, and then pharynx.
40. A nurse is assessing the presence of expected reflexes in a newborn. Which figure depicts the elicitation of the tonic neck reflex?