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NURS 6501 / NURS6501 WEEK 9

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When completing this quiz, did you comply with Walden University’s Code of Conduct including the expectations for academic integrity?

 

 

 

 

If a patient had a problem with the hypothalamus, which of the following hormones would be affected?

 

 

 

 

When insulin binds to its receptors on muscle cells, an increase in glucose uptake by the muscle cells occurs. This is an example of a _____ effect by a hormone.

 

 

 

 

A 50-year-old male patient presents with polyuria and extreme thirst. He was given exogenous ADH. For which of the following conditions would this treatment be effective?

 

 

 

 

A nurse is caring for a patient with SIADH. What severe complication should the nurse assess for?

 

 

 

 

A 30-year-old male was diagnosed with hypothyroidism. Synthesis of which of the following would decrease in this patient?

 

 

 

 

A 30-year-old male presents to his primary care provider reporting visual disturbances. CT reveals a pituitary tumor and lab tests reveal elevated prolactin. He is diagnosed with prolactinoma. Which of the following treatments would the nurse help implement?

 

 

 

 

A 22-year-old female has a low level of TSH. What condition does the nurse expect the patient is experiencing?

 

 

 

 

A 30-year-old male is diagnosed with a hormone-secreting tumor of the pancreas alpha cells. Which of the following would the nurse expect to be most likely increased in this patient?

 

 

 

 

Which principle should the nurse include while planning care for a patient with an ADH problem? ADH release from the posterior pituitary is stimulated by:

 

 

 

 

A patient wants to know why ADH is important in the body. What is the nurse’s best response? ADH is important in:

 

 

 

 

An aide asks the nurse what is the most common cause of elevated levels of antidiuretic hormone (ADH) secretion. How should the nurse respond?

 

 

 

 

While planning care for a patient with hypothyroidism, which principle should the nurse remember? The basal metabolic rate is unusually _____ with hypothyroidism.

 

 

 

 

If a patient’s posterior pituitary is removed, which hormone would the nurse expect to decrease?

 

 

 

 

While planning care for a patient from general anesthesia, which principle should the nurse remember? A side effect of some general anesthetic agents is _____ diabetes insipidus.

 

 

 

 

A nurse is preparing to teach a patient about Addison disease. Which information should the nurse include? The most common cause of Addison disease is:

 

 

 

 

A nurse is teaching a patient about insulin. Which information should the nurse include? Insulin is primarily regulated by:

 

 

 

 

A 35-year-old female with Graves disease is admitted to a medical-surgical unit. While the nurse is reviewing the lab tests, which results would the nurse expect to find?

 

 

 

 

When a nurse is assessing the physical features of individuals with Cushing syndrome, these findings will include:

 

 

 

 

A patient has high levels of hormones. To adapt to the high hormone concentrations, the patient’s target cells have the capacity for:

 

 

 

 

A 15-year-old female presents with breast discharge, dysmenorrhea, and excessive excitability. Tests reveal that all her pituitary hormones are elevated. What does the nurse suspect as the most likely cause for these assessment findings?

 

 

 

 

When a patient wants to know what most commonly causes hypoparathyroidism, how should the nurse reply? It is most commonly caused by:

 

 

 

 

A 3-year-old male was diagnosed with congenital hypothyroidism. The parents ask the nurse if left untreated what will happen. What is the nurse’s best response? If left untreated, the child would have:

 

 

 

 

A 12-year-old female is newly diagnosed with type 1 DM. When the parents ask what causes this, what is the nurse’s best response?

 

 

 

 

A student asks the instructor which of the following is the most potent naturally occurring glucocorticoid. How should the instructor respond?

 

 

 

 

If the patient has a problem with the pineal gland, which substance would the nurse monitor?

 

 

 

 

A 54-year-old patient with pulmonary tuberculosis (lung infection) is evaluated for syndrome of inappropriate ADH secretion (SIADH). Which of the following electrolyte imbalances would be expected in this patient?

 

 

 

 

Diabetes insipidus, diabetes mellitus (DM), and SIADH share which of the following assessment manifestations?

 

 

 

 

Visual disturbances are a common occurrence in patients with untreated Graves disease. The endocrinologist explains to the patient that the main cause of these complications is:

 

 

 

 

A 35-year-old female took corticosteroid therapy for several months. Which of the following would the nurse expect to find?

 

 

 

 

A patient wants to know what can cause ACTH to be released. How should the nurse respond?

 

 

 

 

A 19-year-old female with type 1 DM was admitted to the hospital with the following lab values: serum glucose 500 mg/dl (high), urine glucose and ketones 4+ (high), and arterial pH 7.20 (low). Her parents state that she has been sick with the “flu” for a week. Which of the following statements best explains her acidotic state?

 

 

 

 

A 40-year-old male undergoes surgery for a PTH-secreting tumor in which the parathyroid is removed. Which of the following would the nurse expect following surgery?

 

 

 

 

A 25-year-old male presents with fatigue, constipation, and sexual dysfunction. Tests reveal all pituitary hormones are normal and no masses are present. The nurse suspects the most likely cause of his symptoms is a dysfunction in the:

 

 

 

 

What common neurologic disturbances should the nurse assess for in a patient with a pituitary adenoma?

 

 

 

 

A 25-year-old female with Graves disease is admitted to a medical-surgical unit. Palpation of her neck would most likely reveal:

 

 

 

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When completing this quiz, did you comply with Walden University’s Code of Conduct including the expectations for academic integrity? If a patient had a problem with the hypothalamus, which of the following hormones would be affected? When insulin binds to its receptors on muscle cells, an increase in glucose uptake by the muscle cells occurs. This is an example of a _____ effect by a hormone. A 50-year-old male patient presents with polyuria and extreme thirst. He was given exogenous ADH. For which of the following conditions would this treatment be effective? A nurse is caring for a patient with SIADH. What severe complication should the nurse assess for? A 30-year-old male was diagnosed with hypothyroidism. Synthesis of which of the following would decrease in this patient? A 30-year-old male presents to his primary care provider reporting visual disturbances. CT reveals a pituitary tumor and lab tests reveal elevated prolactin. He is diagnosed with prolactinoma. Which of the following treatments would the nurse help implement? A 22-year-old female has a low level of TSH. What condition does the nurse expect the patient is experiencing? A 30-year-old male is diagnosed with a hormone-secreting tumor of the pancreas alpha cells. Which of the following would the nurse expect to be most likely increased in this patient? Which principle should the nurse in...
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