Q1 What is the ideal position to optimize airway patency and facilitate intubation in a neonate?

a) Prone with head turned to the side.
b) Supine with slight neck extension.
c) Supine with slight neck flexion.
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Q2 What is the most appropriate position to nurse an infant after giving feeds?.

a) Right lateral.
b) Left lateral.
c) Supine.
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Q3 The negative effect of cold stress on a newborn is:-

a) Anemia
b) Hypertension
c) Increased oxygen consumption
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Q4 What is the major predisposing cause of meconium aspiration?

a) Perinatal stress
b) Post dates
c) Pulmonary hypoplasia
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Q5 Bronchopulmonary dysplasia is commonly caused by:-

a) Congenital anomalies
b) Poor nutrition
c) Prolonged assisted ventilation
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Q6 How should severe metabolic acidosis be corrected in a ventilated baby?

a) Administering calcium gluconate at 0.5ml/kg
b) Administering intravenous sodium bicarbonate at 2 mEq/kg
c) Increasing the concentration of inspired oxygen
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Q7

The most accurate assessment in evaluating PaO2 is via arterial blood gas.

a) Yes
b) No
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Q8 To prevent excessive transepidermal water loss one may:-

a) Have high ambient temperature
b) Use a plastic film "blanket"
c) Use a radiant warmer
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Q9 Hypoglycemia in the infant of diabetic mother is thought to be caused by:-

a) Decreased glucose uptake
b) Hyperinsulinism
c) Low glycogen store
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Q10

Which of the following has the highest risk of necrotizing enterocolitis?

a) Birth trauma
b) Magnesium sulfate use in the mother during labor
c) Umbilical line placement
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Q11

What is the most serious effect of low circulating glucose in a newborn?

a) Central nervous system injury
b) Osmotic diuresis
c) Weight loss
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Answers

Q1 What is the ideal position to optimize airway patency and facilitate intubation in a neonate?

b) supine with slight neck extension


Q2 What is the most appropriate position to nurse an infant after giving feeds?.

a) right lateral


Q3 The negative effect of cold stress on a newborn is:-.

c) increased oxygen consumption.


Q4 What is the major predisposing cause of meconium aspiration?

a) perinatal stress.


Q5 Bronchopulmonary dysplasia is commonly caused by:-

5 c) prolonged assisted ventilation.


Q6 How should severe metabolic acidosis be corrected in a ventilated baby?

b) administering intravenous sodium bicarbonate 2 mEq/kg.


Q7

The most accurate assessment in evaluating PaO2 is via arterial blood gas.

a) yes.


Q8 To prevent excessive transepidermal water loss one may:-

b) use a plastic film "blanket".


Q9 Hypoglycemia in the infant of diabetic mother is thought to be caused by:-

b) hyperinsulinism.


Q10

Which of the following has the highest risk of necrotizing enterocolitis?

c) umbilical line placement.


Q11

What is the most serious effect of low circulating glucose in a newborn?

a) CNS injury.

 


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