Selected Answer: c. Tumor necrosis factor Correct Answer: c. Tumor necrosis factor Question 19 1 out of 1 points A 10-year-old male is stung by a bee while playing in the yard. He begins itching and develops pain, swelling, redness, and respiratory difficulties. He is suffering from: Selected Answer: c. Anaphyla xis Correct Answer: c. Anaphyla xis Question 20 1 out of 1 points When histamine is released in the body, which of the following responses would the nurse expect? Selected Answer: b. Ede ma Correct Answer: b. Ede ma Question 21 1 out of 1 points A 5-month-old child is admitted to the hospital with recurring respiratory infections. A possible cause of this condition is:
Selected Answer: c. Immune insufficiency Correct Answer: c. Immune insufficiency Question 22 0 out of 1 points A 50-year-old female experiences decreased blood pressure, decreased oxygen delivery, cardiovascular shock, and subsequent death. A complication of endotoxic shock is suspected. Which of the following is the most likely cause? Selected Answer: a. Gram-positive bacteria Correct Answer: c. Gram-negative bacteria Question 23 1 out of 1 points Which of the following individuals would be at greatest risk for an opportunistic infection? Selected Answer: c. 24-year-old who is immunocompromised Correct Answer: c. 24-year-old who is immunocompromised Question 24 1 out of 1 points Which of the following hormones activates adrenergic receptors? Selected c.
Answer: Epinephri ne Correct Answer: c. Epinephri ne Question 25 1 out of 1 points A 35-year-old male is diagnosed with a hormone-secreting tumor of the adrenal medulla. He experiences elevated blood pressure, pupil dilation, “goose bumps,” and increased anxiety. Which of the following hormones is the predominant one released by the tumor? Selected Answer: c. Norepinephr ine Correct Answer: c. Norepinephr ine Question 26 1 out of 1 points Fibromyalgia is a chronic musculoskeletal disorder characterized by: Selected Answer: d. Diffuse pain, fatigue, and tender points Correct Answer: d. Diffuse pain, fatigue, and tender points Question 27 1 out of 1 points When a nurse cares for a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), the nurse remembers this disease is an example of: Selected Answer: a. Autoimmun
ity Correct Answer: a. Autoimmun ity Question 28 0 out of 1 points A 76-year-old female was diagnosed with osteoporosis by radiologic exam. She is at high risk for: Selected Answer: a. Bone infections Correct Answer: c. Pathologic bone fractures Question 29 1 out of 1 points A 30-year-old female complains of fatigue, arthritis, rash, and changes in urine color. Laboratory testing reveals anemia, lymphopenia, and kidney inflammation. Assuming a diagnosis of SLE, which of the following is also likely to be present?
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