Neonatal resuscitation practice test

The quiz
An introduction to NRP. Please see our other quizzes for more in depth content.

about 3–5 minutes

Question 1 of 10

If a neonate does not begin breathing even after stimulation, you should presume that the baby is in _______ apnea.

Question 2 of 10

Which device should readily available as a backup whenever resuscitation is required, in case a compressed gas source fails?

Question 3 of 10

Name the part of the sternum where pressure should be applied while performing compressions on the neonate.

Question 4 of 10

When sufficient ventilation has been established, chest compressions should be commenced if the heart rate is below 60bpm. If the heart rate has not increased after 60 seconds of CPR, the next step is to __________.

Question 5 of 10

A pneumothorax is when air collects outside the lung in the ____________.

Question 6 of 10

If a pneumothorax causes significant respiratory distress, what apparatus can be used to release the air from the pleural space?

Question 7 of 10

Where can an endotracheal tube end up if inserted too far?

Question 8 of 10

Which of the following is one of the most common conditions that can cause pulmonary hypoplasia?

Question 9 of 10

What is one of the possible consequences of a too-high ventilation pressure and/or rate?

Question 10 of 10

What is the condition in which the pulmonary blood vessels of babies who are hypoxemic and/or acidotic around the time of birth remain constricted?

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The quiz

Correct answers

  • secondary
  • Self-inflating bag
  • Lower third of the sternum
  • administer epinephrine
  • pleural space
  • Percutaneous catheter or needle
  • Right mainstem bronchus
  • Severe oligohydramnios
  • Pneumothorax
  • Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn

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