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PCEP
Perinatal Continuing Education Program
Pretest Answer Key
Book IV: Specialized Newborn Care
Unit 1: Direct Blood Pressure Measurement
1. C. Severe anemia
2. True
3. True
4. False
5. True
6. A. Baby’s heart
7. D. Measurement of acid-base balance
Unit 2: Exchange, Reduction, and Direct Transfusions
1. True
2. True
3. False
4. False
5. C. Blood is not given.
6. A. 1 to 10 days.
7. True
8. True
9. False
10. False
11. D. Tachypnea
12. A. 30-week baby who is appropriate for
gestational age
13. B. 18 mL
Unit 3: Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
1. A. Intravenous fluids
2. D. Preterm baby with respiratory distress
syndrome
3. False
4. False
5. C. Increase the baby’s arterial oxygen
concentration.
6. B. 4 to 8 cm H2O pressure
7. A. Decrease the Fio2 to 40% to 50%, and
decrease the nasal CPAP to 6 cm H2O
pressure.
Unit 4: Assisted Ventilation With Mechanical Ventilation
1. E. Expiratory resistance
2. B. Capillary Po2
3. A. End-expiratory pressure should be
higher.
4. B. A 1,500-g (3 lb 5 oz) baby with respira-
tory distress syndrome who is breathing
80% oxygen and has a Pao2 of 45,
Paco2 of 65, and pH of 7.28
5. D. Rate should be faster.
6. C. High pH
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