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Question 14 1 out of 1 points
When 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 a hormone. Question 15 1 out of 1 pointsA patient has high levels of hormones. To adapt to the high hormone concentrations, the patient’s target cells have the capacity for: Question 16 1 out of 1 pointsWhat common neurologic disturbances should the nurse assess for in a patient with a pituitary adenoma? Question 17 1 out of 1 pointsA 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 18 1 out of 1 pointsA 35-year-old female with Graves disease is admitted to a medical-surgical unit. While the nurse is reviewing the lab tests, which results would the nurse expect to find? Question 19 1 out of 1 pointsIf the patient has a problem with the pineal gland, which substance would the nurse monitor? Question 20 1 out of 1 pointsWhen a nurse is assessing the physical features of individuals with Cushing syndrome, these findings will include:
Question 21 1 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 22 1 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: