a . Amylin b . Glucagon c . Insulin d . Somatost atin 1 points QUESTION 18 1. If a patient had a problem with the hypothalamus, which of the following hormones would be affected? a . ACTH b . Predniso ne c . ACTH
d . TSH 1 points QUESTION 19 1. A nurse is teaching a patient about insulin. Which information should the nurse include? Insulin is primarily regulated by: a . Metabolic rate b . Serum glucose levels c . Prostaglandins d . Enzyme activation 1 points QUESTION 20 1. 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 . Mental retardation and stunted growth b . Increased risk of childhood thyroid cancer c . Hyperactivity and attention deficit disorder d . Liver, kidney, and pancreas failure 1 points QUESTION 21 1. While planning care for a patient with hypothyroidism, which principle should the nurse remember? The basal metabolic rate is unusually _____ with hypothyroidism. a . High b . Low c . Stead y d . Variabl e 1 points QUESTION 22
1. 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? a . Hyponatre mia b . Hyperkale mia c . Hypernatre mia d . Hypokalemi a 1 points QUESTION 23 1. When a nurse is assessing the physical features of individuals with Cushing syndrome, these findings will include: a . Weight loss and muscle wasting b . Truncal obesity and moon face c . Pallor and swollen tongue d . Depigmented skin and eyelid lag 1 points QUESTION 24 1. A 22-year-old male is admitted to the intensive care unit with a closed head injury sustained in a motorcycle accident. The injury has caused severe damage to the posterior pituitary. Which of the following complications should the nurse anticipate? a . Dilutional hyponatremia b . Dehydration from polyuria c . Cardiac arrest from hyperkalemia d . Metabolic acidosis 1 points QUESTION 25 1. What common neurologic disturbances should the nurse assess for in a patient with a pituitary adenoma? a . Coma
b . Visual disturbances c . Confused states d . Breathing abnormalities 1 points QUESTION 26 1. A 22-year-old female has a low level of TSH. What condition does the nurse expect the patient is experiencing? a . Primary hypothyroidism b . Secondary hypothyroidism c . Autoimmune hypothyroidism d .
- Spring '15
- Endocrine System, Vasopressin