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Question 25 A patient has high levels of hormones. To adapt to the high hormone concentrations, the patient’s target cells have the capacity for:a. Negative feedbackb.Positive feedbackc. Down-regulationd.Up-regulation1 points Question 26 A 35-year-old female took corticosteroid therapy for several months. Which of the following would the nurse expect to find?1 points
Question 27 A nurse is caring for a patient with SIADH. What severe complication should the nurse assess for?1 points Question 28 What common neurologic disturbances should the nurse assess for in a patient with a pituitary adenoma?1 points Question 29 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:a. Anterior pituitaryb.Posterior pituitaryc. Pars intermediad.Pituitary stalk
1 points Question 30 A 50-year-old male patient is deficient in ADH production. Which of the following assessment findings would the nurse expect to find?1 points Question 31 A 25-year-old female with Graves disease is admitted to a medical-surgical unit. Palpation of her neck would most likely reveal:1 points Question 32 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?
1 points Question 33 A 50-year-old female presents with lightheadedness and overall abnormal feelings. Hyperaldosteronism is diagnosed. Which of the following symptoms would the nurse expect?a. Hypovolemiab.Hypotensionc. Hypokalemiad.Hyponatremia1 points Question 34 A 45-year-old female has elevated thyroxine production. Which of the following would accompany this condition?1 points Question 35 A student asks the instructor which of the following is the most potent naturally occurring glucocorticoid. How should the instructor respond?