NURS 6501 WEEK 9 Quiz Question 2 1 out of 1 points 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. Selected Answer: d. Direct Correct Answer: d. Direct Question 3 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 4 1 out of 1 points A 12-year-old male is newly diagnosed with type 1 DM. Which of the following tests should the nurse prepare the patient to best confirm the diagnosis? Selected Answer: a. Fasting plasma glucose levels Correct Answer: a. Fasting plasma glucose levels Question 5 1 out of 1 points 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? Selected Answer: a. Dopaminergic agonists Correct Answer: a. Dopaminergic agonists Question 6 1 out of 1 points If a patient had a problem with the hypothalamus, which of the following hormones would
be affected? Selected Answer: c. ACT H Correct Answer: c. ACT H Question 7 1 out of 1 points 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? Selected Answer: b. Glucagon Correct Answer: b. Glucagon Question 8 1 out of 1 points A 35-year-old female took corticosteroid therapy for several months. Which of the following would the nurse expect to find? Selected Answer: d. Type 2 DM Correct Answer: d. Type 2 DM Question 9 1 out of 1 points 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. Selected Answer: b. Nephrogeni c Correct Answer: b. Nephrogeni c Question 10 1 out of 1 points A patient wants to know what can cause ACTH to be released. How should the nurse respond?
Selected Answer: d. Acute stressors Correct Answer: d. Acute stressors Question 11 1 out of 1 points When a nurse is assessing the physical features of individuals with Cushing syndrome, these findings will include: Selected Answer: b.
- Spring '15
- Blood sugar, Vasopressin, Pituitary adenoma