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Unformatted text preview: NURS 6531 Week 11 Quiz 1. The initial laboratory test of choice to diagnose hyperthyroidism is: A. TSH B. T3 C. T4 D. Radioiodine uptake scan 2. A patient presenting for an annual physical exam has a BMI of 25 kg/m2 This patient would be classified as: A. Underweight B. Normal weight C. Overweight D. Obese 3. Which of the following is a contraindication for metformin therapy? A. Insulin therapy B. Creatinine > 1.5 C. Edema D. None of the above Potential causes of hypocalcemia include which of the following? A. Vitamin D deficiency B. Chronic kidney disease C. Malnutrition D. All of the above Central obesity, “moon” face, and dorsocervical fat pad are associated with: A. Metabolic syndrome B. Unilateral pheochromocytoma C. Cushing’s syndrome D. None of the above Risk factors for Addison’s disease include which of the following? A. Tuberculosis B. Autoimmune disease C. AIDS D. All of the above A 30-year-old married female with two children is diagnosed with primary hypothyroidism. The nurse practitioner knows that the most common cause of primary hypothyroidism is: A. Pituitary hormone insufficiency B. Postpartum hypothyroidism C. Autoimmune hypothyroidism D. Medication induced hypothyroidism Which of the following characteristics are associated with metabolic syndrome in women? A. Waist circumference > 80 cm B. Waist circumference > 70 cm C. Waist circumference > 60 cm D. None of the above An 81-year-old female is diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. When considering drug therapy for this patient, the nurse practitioner is most concerned with which of the following side effects? A. Weight gain B. Fracture risk C. Hypoglycemia D. Weight loss Potential side effects of methimazole (Tapazol) include: A. Agranulocytosis B. Rash C. Fever D. B and C E. All of the above ...
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  • Fall '13
  • Waist Circumference, A. Waist circumference, B. Waist circumference, C. Autoimmune hypothyroidism

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