Question 23 A 30-year-old male was diagnosed with hypothyroidism. Synthesis of which of the following would decrease in this patient?
Question 24 A 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 25 A 12-year-old male is newly diagnosed with type 1 DM. Which of the following tests should the nurse prepare the patient to best confirm the diagnosis? Question 26 An aide asks the nurse what is the most common cause of elevated levels of antidiuretic hormone (ADH) secretion. How should the nurse respond? 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 When a patient wants to know what most commonly causes hypoparathyroidism, how should the nurse reply? It is most commonly caused by: Question 29 Diabetes insipidus, diabetes mellitus (DM), and SIADH share which of the following assessment manifestations? Question 30 An endocrinologist isolated a new hormone and found it to be a water-soluble amine. Which of the following is most like this new hormone?
Question 31 If the patient has a problem with the pineal gland, which substance would the nurse monitor? Question 32 A student asks the instructor which of the following is the most potent naturally occurring glucocorticoid. How should the instructor respond? Question 33 A patient has researched lipid-soluble hormones on the Internet. Which information indicates the patient has a good understanding? Lipid-soluble hormone receptors cross the plasma membrane by: Question 34 What common neurologic disturbances should the nurse assess for in a patient with a pituitary adenoma?
Question 35 A patient wants to know why ADH is important in the body. What is the nurse’s best response? ADH is important in:
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- Fall '17
- Gertrude Heider
- Correct Answer, Vasopressin, Pituitary adenoma