The Neonatal Period: Changes During the First Month of Life


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Which of the following refers to the hole between the left and right atria in newborns?

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1. Which of the following does NOT occur during the neonatal period?

2. Which of the following statements is correct?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess what you know about the different events that occur during the first month in the neonatal period. You will be quizzed on terms related to newborn anatomy and the developments that happen during this stage.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Evaluate your understanding of the following:

  • Name for the hole between the left and right atria in newborns
  • What occurs during the neonatal period
  • Why a newborn doesn't eat solid foods
  • Potential causes of Patent Foramen Ovale

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the neonatal period
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as atria and neonatal
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about why newborns eat what they do

Additional Learning

Continue your studies by reviewing the accompanying lesson titled The Neonatal Period: Changes During the First Month of Life. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand what happens to the heart and the lungs during the neonatal period
  • Review what happens with the digestive and excretory systems during the neonatal period
  • Recall how newborns start to learn how to regulate their own temperature