Davis Edge NCLEX Question of the Week #19

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Question:
The nurse is assessing a neonate’s eyes immediately after birth. What does the nurse infer from these findings?

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Question Options:
1.) The neonate has cataracts.
2.) The neonate has normal findings.
3.) The neonate has neurological trauma.
4.) The neonate has osteogenesis imperfecta

Rationale:
Option 1: The neonate shows response to red light reflex. Therefore, the neonate does not have cataracts.
Option 2: The neonate does not have white or bluish-white sclera. Therefore, the neonate does not have normal findings.
Option 3: The neonate with neurological trauma is characterized by the presence of unequal pupil reactions.
Option 4: A neonate with osteogenesis imperfecta is characterized by the presence of blue sclera in the eye.

 

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