NURS 6501N Week 9 Quiz Question 1 1 out of 1 points While planning care for a patient with hypothyroidism, which principle should the nurse remember? The basal metabolic rate is unusually _____ with hypothyroidism. Selected Answer: b. Low Correct Answer: b. Low Question 2 1 out of 1 points A 50-year-old female presents with lightheadedness and overall abnormal feelings. Hyperaldosteronism is diagnosed. Which of the following symptoms would the nurse expect? Selected Answer: c. Hypokalemia Correct Answer: c. Hypokalemia Question 3 1 out of 1 points A patient wants to know why ADH is important in the body. What is the nurse’s best response? ADH is important in: Selected Answer: a. The body’s water balance and urine concentration Correct Answer: a. The body’s water balance and urine concentration Question 4 1 out of 1 points When catecholamines are released in a patient, what should the nurse assess for? Selected Answer: d. Hyperglycemia Correct Answer: d. Hyperglycemia Question 5 1 out of 1 points 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: Selected Answer: b. Orbital edema and protrusion of the eyeball Correct Answer: b. Orbital edema and protrusion of the eyeball Question 6 1 out of 1 points If the patient has a problem with the pineal gland, which substance would the nurse monitor? Selected Answer: a. Melatonin Correct Answer: a. Melatonin Question 7 1 out of 1 points A nurse recalls insulin has an effect on which of the following groups of electrolytes? Selected Answer: d. Potassium, magnesium, phosphate Correct Answer: d. Potassium, magnesium, phosphate Question 8 1 out of 1 points 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? Selected Answer: c. Decreased calcium reabsorption in the kidney Correct Answer: c. Decreased calcium reabsorption in the kidney Question 9 1 out of 1 points If a patient’s posterior pituitary is removed, which hormone would the nurse expect to decrease?
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- Fall '17
- keisha lovence
- Vasopressin, neuroendocrinology, Pituitary adenoma