Selected Answer:d. TSHCorrect Answer:c. ACTHQuestion 191 out of 1 pointsA 54-year-old patient with pulmonary tuberculosis (lung infection) is evaluated for syndrome of inappropriate ADH secretion (SIADH). Which ofthe following electrolyte imbalances would be expected in this patient?Selected Answer:a. HyponatremiaCorrect Answer:a. Hyponatre
miaQuestion 201 out of 1 pointsA 45-year-old female has elevated thyroxine production. Which of the following would accompany this condition?Selected Answer:d. Decreased thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH)Correct Answer:d. Decreased thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH)Question 211 out of 1 pointsA 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:Selected Answer:a. Mental retardation and stunted growthCorrect Answer:a. Mental retardation and stunted growthQuestion 221 out of 1 pointsWhile planning care for a patient with hypothyroidism, which principle should the nurse remember? The basal metabolic rate is unusually _____ with hypothyroidism.Selected Answer:b. LowCorrect Answer:b. LowQuestion 231 out of 1 pointsA 25-year-old male presents with fatigue, constipation, and sexual dysfunction. Tests reveal all pituitary hormones are normal and no masses are present. The nurse suspects the most likely cause of his symptoms is a dysfunction in the:
Selected Answer:d. Pituitary stalkCorrect Answer:d. Pituitary stalkQuestion 241 out of 1 pointsA 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 agonistsCorrect Answer:a. Dopaminergic agonistsQuestion 251 out of 1 pointsIf the patient has a problem with the pineal gland, which substance wouldthe nurse monitor?Selected Answer:a. MelatoninCorrect Answer:a. MelatoninQuestion 261 out of 1 pointsA 25-year-old male presents to his primary care provider reporting changes in facial features. CT scan reveals a mass on the anterior pituitary, and lab tests reveal severely elevated growth hormone (GH).
- Spring '15
- Vasopressin, Pituitary adenoma