Increased urine osmolality Correct Answer: c. ADH is decreased by changes in intravascular volumeQuestion 20 1 out of 1 pointsA patient wants to know why ADH is important in the body. What is the nurse’s best response? ADH is important in: Selected Answer:a. The body’s water balance and urine concentrationCorrect Answer: a. The body’s water balance and urine concentrationQuestion 21 1 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 causeof his symptoms is a dysfunction in the: Selected Answer:d. Pituitary stalkCorrect Answer: d. Pituitary stalkQuestion 22 1 out of 1 pointsA 30-year-old male presents to his primary care provider reporting visual disturbances. CT reveals a pituitary tumor and lab tests reveal elevated prolactin. He is diagnosed with prolactinoma. Which ofthe following treatments would the nurse help implement? Selected Answer:a.
Dopaminergic agonistsCorrect Answer: a. Dopaminergic agonistsQuestion 23 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: Selected Answer:b. Orbital edema and protrusion of the eyeballCorrect Answer: b. Orbital edema and protrusion of the eyeballQuestion 24 1 out of 1 pointsAn endocrinologist isolated a new hormone and found it to be a water-soluble amine. Which of the following is most like this new hormone? Selected Answer:d. Epinephrine Correct Answer: d. Epinephrine Question 25 1 out of 1 pointsWhen a patient wants to know what most commonly causes hypoparathyroidism, how should the nurse reply? It is most commonly caused by:
Selected Answer:c. Parathyroid gland injuryCorrect Answer: c. Parathyroid gland injuryQuestion 26 1 out of 1 pointsA 22-year-old female has a low level of TSH. What condition does the nurse expect the patient is experiencing? Selected Answer:b. Secondary hypothyroidismCorrect Answer: b. Secondary hypothyroidismQuestion 27 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: Selected Answer:a. DiffusionCorrect Answer: a. DiffusionQuestion 28 1 out of 1 pointsA nurse is caring for a patient with SIADH. What severe complication should the nurse assess for? Selected Answer:c.
Neurologic damageCorrect Answer: c. Neurologic damageQuestion 29 1 out of 1 pointsA 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? Selected Answer:d.
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