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31. Parents tell the nurse that their 1-year-old son often sleeps with them. They seem unconcerned about this. The nurse’s response should be based on which statement?
a. Children should not sleep with their parents.
b. Separation from parents should be completed by this age.
c. Daytime attention should be increased.
d. This is a common and accepted practice, especially in some cultural groups.
32. The parent of a 2-week-old infant, exclusively breastfed, asks the nurse if fluoride supplements are needed. The nurse’s best response should be:
a. “She needs to begin taking them now.”
b. “They are not needed if you drink fluoridated water.”
c. “She may need to begin taking them at age 4 months.”
d. “She can have infant cereal mixed with fluoridated water instead of supplements.”
33. A parent asks the nurse whether her infant is susceptible to pertussis. The nurse’s response should be based on which statement concerning susceptibility to pertussis?
a. Neonates will be immune the first few months.
b. If the mother has had the disease, the infant will receive passive immunity.
c. Children younger than 1 year seldom contract this disease.
d. Most children are highly susceptible from birth.
34. A mother tells the nurse that she does not want her infant immunized because of the discomfort associated with injections. The nurse should explain that:
a. this cannot be prevented.
b. infants do not feel pain as adults do.
c. this is not a good reason for refusing immunizations.
d. a topical anesthetic, EMLA, can be applied before injections are given.
35. The parents of a 12-month-old child ask the nurse whether the child can eat hot dogs. The nurse’s reply should be based on which statement?
a. Child is too young to digest hot dogs.
b. Child is too young to eat hot dogs safely.
c. Hot dogs must be sliced into sections to prevent aspiration.
d. Hot dogs must be cut into small, irregular pieces to prevent aspiration.
36. The clinic is lending a federally approved car seat to an infant’s family. The nurse should explain that the safest place to put the car seat is:
a. front facing in back seat.
b. rear facing in back seat.
c. front facing in front seat with airbag on passenger side.
d. rear facing in front seat if an air bag is on the passenger side.