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Question 241 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?Question 251 out of 1 pointsWhat common neurologic disturbances should the nurse assess for in a patient with a pituitary adenoma?Question 261 out of 1 pointsA 22-year-old female has a low level of TSH. What condition does the nurse expect the patient is experiencing?Question 271 out of 1 pointsA student asks the instructor which of the following is the most potent naturally occurring glucocorticoid. How should the instructor respond?Question 281 out of 1 points
A 35-year-old female took corticosteroid therapy for several months. Which of the following would the nurse expect to find?Question 290 out of 1 pointsA 50-year-old male patient is deficient in ADH production. Which of the following assessment findings would the nurse expect to find?Question 301 out of 1 pointsWhen insulin binds to its receptors on muscle cells, an increase in glucose uptake by the muscle cells occurs. This is an example of a _____ effect by ahormone.Question 311 out of 1 pointsA patient wants to know what can cause ACTH to be released. How should the nurse respond?Question 321 out of 1 points
A nurse recalls insulin has an effect on which of the following groups of electrolytes?Question 330 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 adysfunction in the:Question 341 out of 1 pointsVisual disturbances are a common occurrence in patients with untreated Graves disease. The endocrinologist explains to the patient that the main cause of these complications is:Question 351 out of 1 points