Decreased ATP production Question 7 1 out of 1 points A 50-year-old male was recently diagnosed with Huntington disease. Transmission of this disease is associated with: Selected Answer: d. Delayed age of onset Question 8 1 out of 1 points The nurse would be correct in identifying the predominant extracellular cation as: Selected Answer: a. Sodium Question 9 1 out of 1 points When a patient asks what causes cystic fibrosis, how should the nurse respond? Cystic fibrosis is caused by an _____ gene. Selected Answer: d. Autosomal recessive Question 10 1 out of 1 points A 13-year-old girl has a karyotype that reveals an absent homologous X chromosome with only a single X chromosome present. What medical diagnosis will the nurse observe on the chart? Selected Answer: c. Turner syndrome Question 11 1 out of 1 points
A 55-year-old male with a 30-year history of smoking is examined for respiratory disturbance. Examination of his airway (bronchial) reveals that stratified squamous epithelial cells have replaced the normal columnar ciliated cells. This type of cellular adaptation is called: Selected Answer: c. Metaplasia Question 12 1 out of 1 points What causes the rapid change in the resting membrane potential that initiates an action potential? Selected Answer: b. Sodium gates open, and sodium rushes into the cell, changing the membrane potential from negative to positive. Question 13 1 out of 1 points During childhood, the thymus decreases in size, and this is referred to as _____ atrophy.
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