Maternity and Newborn - Newborn Care : Nursing Course


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A newborn's height should be between:

18-22 inches

Rationale: A variance in the height can indicate a problem in the newborn. Lower than normal height is usually indicative of prematurity and can also indicate that other, more important parts of the body, are premature also, such as the organs.


Administration of AZTll, medicating to prevent pneumocystitis and monitoring for signs of immunodeficiency are all interventions that will be taken for a newborn exposed to HIV, BUT NOT:

Removal of the thymus gland

Rationale: The thymus gland will be key in building up resistance to many types of bacteria, viruses and more, and removing it would be harmful to the child's ability to carry out immune responses.


An absent Babinski's reflex warrants the need for this type of exam:

Neurological

Rationale:

Antibacterial ointment is placed on a newborn's eyes to prevent the following infection:

Gonorrhea/chlamydia

Rationale:

APGAR scores are done:

At 1 minute old and 5 minutes old

Rationale:

Heartrate, muscle tone and skin color are all indicators on the APGAR score but the following IS NOT an indicator:

Body temperature

Rationale:

Jaundice appearing before an infant is 24 hours old is considered:

Abnormal

Rationale:

The first stool, called meconium, that a baby passes should occur within:

The first 24 hours of life

Rationale:

The following newborn finding is abnormal:

Epstein pearls

Rationale:

This many and these types of vessels should be found in the umbilical cord:

3, two arteries and a vein

Rationale:

This screening must be performed on all newborns before discharge according to state law:

PKU screening

Rationale:

TORCH syndrome includes the following condition:

Toxoplasmosis

Rationale:

Vitamin K should be adminstered to all newborns here:

Vastus lateralis muscle

Rationale:

When checking for newborn hypoglycemia, you must know that normal glucose levels for a 1 day old baby are:

40-60 mg/dL

Rationale:

You expect your patient's newborn baby is withdrawling from drugs because:

The baby is shaking and hyperactive

Rationale:

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