TEST BANK FOR CONTEMPORARY MATERNAL NEWBORN NURSING 9TH EDITION BY LADEWIG
Contemporary Maternal-Newborn Nursing, 9e (Ladewig et al.)
Chapter 2 Family, Culture, and Complementary Health Approaches
1) While conducting a family assessment, the nurse determines that a particular family's structure
is binuclear. Some potential challenges inherently faced by binuclear families include:
1. Challenges related to coparenting and joint custody, including negotiation and compromise
between the parents about childrearing decisions.
2. Issues related to both parents being employed, including child care, household chores, and
spending time together.
3. Challenges related to children interacting with peers and when revealing their parents sexual
4. Issues related to single parenting, including lack of social and emotional support, need for
assistance with childrearing, and financial strain.
2) The nurse is preparing a community presentation on family development. Which of the
following statements should the nurse include?
1. The youngest child's age determines the family's current stage.
2. A family does not experience overlapping of stages.
3. Family development ends when the youngest child leaves home.
4. The stages describe the family's progression over time
3) The nurse is preparing to assess the development of a family new to the clinic. The nurse
understands that the primary use of a family assessment tool is to:
1. Obtain a comprehensive medical history of family members.
2. Determine which clinic the client should be referred to.
3. Predict how a family will likely change with the addition of children.
4. Understand the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of members.