NRP 7TH EDITION PART 1 SECTION 1 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS 2022/ 1. A baby is born at term with a bilateral cleft lip and palate and a very small mandible.
She requires positive-pressure ventilation because she is not breathing. You are unable to
achieve a seal with bag and mask. Which intervention is indicated?: Insert a laryngeal mask
2. You are at the resuscitation of a newborn who is gasping and has a heart rate of 60 beats
per minute. What is the most important action you can take?: Provide positive-pressure
3. What size (internal diameter) endotracheal tube should be used to intubate a newborn with
an estimated gestational age of 26 weeks (estimated birth weight of 800 g)?: 2.5 mm
4. Your team attends an emergency cesarean delivery of a term baby because of
chorioamnionitis, meconium-stained amniotic fluid, and fetal heart rate decelerations. At
delivery, the newborn is term as expected, with very poor tone and he is not breathing
(apneic). You quickly perform initial steps, but the newborn is still not breathing. What is
the most appropriate next step of resuscitation?: Start positive-pressure ventilation and check
heart rate response after 15 seconds
5. During the resuscitation of a newborn, you auscultate the apical pulse and count 10 beats
over a 6 second period. What heart rate do you report to your team?: 100 beats per minute
6. You are part of a team preparing for the birth of a baby who has meconi- um-stained fluid
and a category III fetal heart rate tracing. A person skilled in endotracheal intubation should
be: Present at the birth.
7. You are at a delivery of a baby born through meconium-stained amniotic fluid, and the
baby is not vigorous. What steps should be taken immediately after birth?: The baby should
be brought to the radiant warmer for initial steps of newborn care.
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