NURS 6540 Final Exam / NURS6540 Final Exam (Latest): Walden University
Question 1: How does women’s anatomy make them more susceptible to UTIs?
Question 2: The primary endocrine disorders affecting women are diabetes mellitus and:
Question 3: A common prenatal care model in which women have their first visit with one provider and then subsequent visits in a group setting is called:
Question 4: When is round ligament pain most likely to occur in pregnant women?
Question 5: 0 out of 2 points
Optimal weight gain during pregnancy is based on the woman’s prepregnant BMI and:
Selected Answer: c. Nutritional assessment
Question 6: In the formula to estimate gestational age, woman are considered pregnant from: ___________________________
Selected Answer: a. The first day of the last menstrual period
Question 7: Gender differences in heart disease can be found in:
Selected Answer: d. All of the above
Question 8: What distinguishes pyelonephritis from cystitis?
Selected Answer: b. The infection has ascended to the kidneys.
Question 9: 0 out of 2 points
What has changed in terms of recommended antibiotic treatment for uncomplicated lower UTIs?
Selected Answer: b. Three times a day of oral antibiotics are now recommended.
Question 10: Carbohydrate intolerance and increased insulin resistance first recognized in pregnancy is known as:
Selected Answer: b. Gestational diabetes
Question 11: All except which of the following are important historical questions for a 29-year-old woman in clinic for right-sided weakness?
Selected Answer: d. History of pelvic inflammatory disease
Question 12: When can relief from pregnancy induces nausea and vomiting be expected?
Selected Answer: b. 12–14 weeks’ gestation
Question 13: What is a common cause of leg cramps during pregnancy?
Selected Answer: a. An imbalance of calcium and magnesium
Question 14: What is the leading cause of first-trimester maternal death?
Selected Answer: a. Ectopic pregnancy
Question 15: What do current theories suggest as to how cranberry products can reduce UTIs?
Selected Answer: b. The fructose keeps E. coli bacteria from adhering to bladder cell walls.
Question 16: Screening for hyperlipidemia is recommended to begin at what age for women with no risk factors?
Selected Answer: c. 45
Question 17: Without treatment shortly after birth, as many as 90 percent of infants born to hepatitis B–infected mothers will:
Selected Answer: d. Become infected
Question 18 : After how many weeks’ gestation is a pregnancy loss considered a fetal death or stillbirth?
Selected Answer: c. 20 weeks
Question 19 : What is the general goal of surgical treatment for stress UI?
Selected Answer: d. To support and stabilize the urethra
Question 20 : What is more likely to occur in women with female genital cutting?
Selected Answer: b. Birth-related complications
Question 21 : What is an indication of the second stage of labor?
Selected Answer: a. Complete dilation of the cervix
Question 22 : 0 out of 2 points
How are pregnancy-related DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) needs best met?
Selected Answer: b. By taking a prenatal vitamin supplement
Question 23 : 0 out of 2 points
Qualitative urine testing for hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) can be done reliably ________ days after implantation of the blastocyst (fertilized egg).
Selected Answer: c. 9–14 days
Question 24 : What is the most common cause of death in women in the United States?
Selected Answer: b. Cardiovascular disease
Question 25 : What is the most common cause of medical complications in pregnancy?
Selected Answer: a. Hypertension
Question 26 : What is the term for a postpartum disorder in which bacteria ascend from the lower genital tract and infect the uterus?
Selected Answer: b. Postpartum endometritis
Question 27 : At what time during pregnancy does nausea typically occur?
Selected Answer: b. At 6–8 weeks’ gestation
Question 28 : What is considered to be a common trigger of psoriasis?
Selected Answer: a. Stress
Question 29 : Any woman with a complicated cystitis or symptoms of upper tract disease needs a urine culture and:
Selected Answer: a. Sensitivity test
Question 30 : 0 out of 2 points
What is a potential benefit of circumcision?
Selected Answer: a. Decreased incidence of urinary tract infections
Question 31 : How does the third stage of labor end?
Selected Answer: b. With the delivery of the placenta
Question 32 : What is the most common disorder leading to hyperthyroidism?
Selected Answer: b. Graves’ disease
Question 33 :0 out of 2 points
Which of the following is a predictor of impending preterm birth?
Selected Answer: b. Cervical length less than 15 mm
Question 34 : What is important to consider when vaginal bleeding occurs during the first trimester?
Selected Answer: b. Ectopic pregnancy
Question 35 : What is significant about cytomegalovirus (CMV)?
Selected Answer: b. It can remain dormant within the body for life.
Question 36 : What step can a clinician take to learn more about any chemicals used in a woman’s workplace?
Selected Answer: c. Ask the woman to obtain her workplace MSDs (material safety data sheets).
Question 37 : What is the most typical schedule of prenatal care in the first 28 weeks of pregnancy?
Selected Answer: d. Visits scheduled every 4 weeks
Question 38 : What significantly increases the risk of hypertension in women?
Selected Answer: a. The onset of menopause
Question 39 : What is the potential danger of a fetus born through meconium-stained amniotic fluid?
Selected Answer: b. The infant can breathe meconium into the lungs.
Question 40 : 0 out of 2 points
What was the reason that prenatal care began in the early 1900s?
Selected Answer: b. To predict preterm births
Question 41 : What is the most common type of UTI that affects women?
Selected Answer: a. Acute bacterial cystitis
Question 42: 0 out of 2 points
Fever associated with pyelonephritis will usually resolve within how many hours of treatment with antibiotics?
Selected Answer: a. 24 hours
Question 43 : How can hormonal influences during pregnancy cause backache?
Selected Answer: a. They loosen ligaments and joints.
Question 44 : What tends to cause acne in adolescence?
Selected Answer: d. An increase in testosterone
Question 45 : 0 out of 2 points
The majority of early pregnancy losses are due to:
Selected Answer: d. Chromosomal abnormalities
Question 46 : What can be used as a space-filling device, replacing normal pressure on the vaginal walls when levator ani support is unreliable?
Selected Answer: b. Tampons
Question 47 : 0 out of 2 points
What is the term for stimulation of the uterus by an external agent to enhance uterine contractions after labor has started?
Selected Answer: b. Induction
Question 48 : What should be addressed during late postpartum maternal evaluation (weeks 2–6)?
Selected Answer: b. The need for birth control information or supplies
Question 49 : In order to maintain continence bladder pressure must be
Selected Answer: b. equal to the pressure of the urethral sphincter.
Question 50 : What is a contributor to the increased incidence of heartburn during pregnancy?
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