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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?Question 26 A 12-year-old female is newly diagnosed with type 1 DM. When the parents ask what causes this, what is the nurse’s best response?Question 27 A 44-year-old patient with pulmonary tuberculosis (lung infection) is evaluated for SIADH. Which of the following assessment findings would be expected in this patient?Question 28
A 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?Question 29 A 35-year-old female took corticosteroid therapy for several months. Which of the following would the nurse expect to find?Question 30 What common neurologic disturbances should the nurse assess for in a patient with a pituitary adenoma?Question 31 Which principle should the nurse include while planning care for a patient with an ADH problem? ADH release from the posterior pituitary is stimulated by:
High serum osmolarity sensed by osmoreceptors in the hypothalamusQuestion 32 A 22-year-old female has a low level of TSH. What condition does the nurse expect the patient is experiencing?Question 33 When a patient wants to know what most commonly causes hypoparathyroidism, how should the nurse reply? It is most commonly caused by:Question 34 A 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:
Question 35 If the patient has a problem with the pineal gland, which substance would the nurse monitor?