The body’s water balance and urine concentrationCorrect Answer:a.The body’s water balance and urine concentrationQuestion 91 out of 1 pointsA student asks the instructor which of the following is the most potent naturally occurring glucocorticoid. How should the instructor respond?Selected Answer:c.CortisolCorrect Answer:c.CortisolQuestion 101 out of 1 pointsA 25-year-old female with Graves disease is admitted to a medical-surgical unit. Palpation of her neck would most likely reveal:Selected Answer:d.Diffuse thyroid enlargementCorrect Answer:d.Diffuse thyroid enlargementQuestion 111 out of 1 pointsWhen a patient wants to know what most commonly causes hypoparathyroidism, how should the nurse reply? It is most commonly caused by:Selected Answer:c.Parathyroid gland injuryCorrect Answer:c.Parathyroid gland injury
Question 121 out of 1 pointsA 50-year-old male patient presents with polyuria and extreme thirst. He was given exogenous ADH. For which of the following conditions would this treatment be effective?Selected Answer:a.Neurogenic diabetes insipidusCorrect Answer:a.Neurogenic diabetes insipidusQuestion 131 out of 1 pointsA nurse is teaching a patient about insulin. Which information should the nurse include? Insulin is primarily regulated by:Selected Answer:b.Serum glucose levelsCorrect Answer:b.Serum glucose levelsQuestion 141 out of 1 pointsA 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?Selected Answer:b.Dehydration from polyuriaCorrect Answer:b.Dehydration from polyuriaQuestion 151 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 161 out of 1 pointsWhat common neurologic disturbances should the nurse assess for in a patient with
a pituitary adenoma?Selected Answer:b.Visual disturbancesCorrect Answer:b.Visual disturbancesQuestion 170 out of 1 pointsWhile 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.
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- Fall '17
- keisha lovence
- Blood sugar, Vasopressin, neuroendocrinology, Pituitary adenoma