ATI MATERNAL NEWBORN PROCTORED 2019 / VERIFIED QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

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A nurse is caring for a client who is 2 weeks postpartum following a cesarean birth. Which of the following clinical findings should the nurse


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A nurse is caring for a client who is 2 weeks postpartum following a cesarean birth. Which of the following clinical findings should the nurse
identify as an indication of postpartum infection?
a. Unilateral breast pain
i. Mastitis - painful or tender localized hard mass and reddened area, usually on one breast. (Pg. 143)
b. Persistent abdominal striae
i. Stretch marks - expected finding
c. Lochia alba
i. Lasts approx day 11 up to 4-8 weeks post-birth
d. WBC count 12,000/mm3

2. A nurse is assessing client who has preeclampsia during a prenatal visit. Which of the following findings should the nurse report to the
provider?
a. Blood glucose 110 mg/dL
b. Deep tendon reflexes of 2+
c. Urine protein of 3+


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