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6550 Week 8 Knowledge Check QUESTION 1 1. What serious condition can occur when a patient with hyperthyroidism stops treatment, develops an infection or has surgery? Myxedema coma Adrenal crisis Diabetic ketoacidosis Thyroid Storm 1 points QUESTION 2 1. Vasopressin is a commonly used pressor in critically ill patients that are hemodynamically unstable. Vasopressin is essentially _______________ given as an intravenous medication. Antidiuretic Hormone (ADH) Aldosterone Thyroxine Triiodothyronine 1 points QUESTION 3 1. A patient presents with hyperkalemia, metabolic acidosis, hyponatremia, hypotension and low blood glucose levels. What endocrine disorder do you suspect in this patient? Cushing’s disease Addison’s disease Grave’s disease Hashimoto’s disease 1 points QUESTION 4 1. Interleukin is a hormone secreted by T-cells to signal the cells to increase the effectiveness of the immune response. What class of hormone does interleukin fall into based on its function?

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