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NCLEX practice exam – set 3 – pediatric neurology


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Do you think you could pass the NCLEX?

Take this quiz with these sample exam questions on pediatric neurology to see how you score!

[10 questions]

Congenital myelomeningocele is commonly associated with which of the following conditions?

What notable sign may indicate increased intercranial pressure in an infant?

Which nursing action should be a priority when the parents first meet their infant with an open spinal defect?

When talking with the parents of a Down syndrome child, which of the following goals would be most appropriate for the child and family?

A child with a known seizure disorder is hospitalized for an unrelated procedure. Upon walking the child back from the restroom, the nurse notes tonic-clonic movements. Which action should the nurse take first?

Which of the following is the best indicator of brain function in a child with a moderate brain injury?

The health care provider has ordered mannitol (Osmitrol) for a child with a head injury. The best indicator that this medication has been effective is:

A 10-year-old child is admitted for suspected infratentorial brain tumor. During the child’s admission, which action should the nurse anticipate doing first?

Which assessment detail is most important for the clinic nurse to make regarding a school-age child who has a sore throat, arm weakness, muscle tenderness, and generally feeling unwell?

Which of the following findings would indicate to the nurse that spinal shock was resolving in an adolescent with a spinal cord injury?


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