Acute stressors Correct Answer: d. Acute stressors Question 18 1 out of 1 points 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? Selected Answer: a. Fasting plasma glucose levels Correct Answer: a. Fasting plasma glucose levels Question 19 1 out of 1 points A 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 of the following treatments would the nurse help implement? Selected Answer: a. Dopaminergic agonists Correct Answer: a. Dopaminergic agonists Question 20 1 out of 1 points 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? Selected Answer: d. Epinephrine Correct Answer: d. Epinephrine Question 21 1 out of 1 points
A 50-year-old male patient presents with polyuria and extreme thirst. He was given exogenous ADH. For which of the following conditions would this treatment be effective? Selected Answer: a. Neurogenic diabetes insipidus Correct Answer: a. Neurogenic diabetes insipidus Question 22 1 out of 1 points If a patient had a problem with the hypothalamus, which of the following hormones would be affected? Selected Answer: c. ACTH Correct Answer: c. ACTH Question 23 1 out of 1 points What common neurologic disturbances should the nurse assess for in a patient with a pituitary adenoma? Selected Answer: b. Visual disturbances Correct Answer: b. Visual disturbances Question 24 1 out of 1 points A 50-year-old female presents with lightheadedness and overall abnormal feelings. Hyperaldosteronism is diagnosed. Which of the following symptoms would the nurse expect? Selected Answer: c. Hypokalemia Correct Answer: c. Hypokalemia Question 25 1 out of 1 points A 15-year-old female presents with breast discharge, dysmenorrhea, and excessive excitability. Tests reveal that all her pituitary hormones are elevated. What does the nurse suspect as the most likely cause for these assessment findings?
Selected Answer: a. A pituitary adenoma Correct Answer: a. A pituitary adenoma Question 26 1 out of 1 points Diabetes insipidus, diabetes mellitus (DM), and SIADH share which of the following assessment manifestations? Selected Answer: d. Thirs t Correct Answer: d. Thirs t Question 27 0 out of 1 points An aide asks the nurse what is the most common cause of elevated levels of antidiuretic hormone (ADH) secretion. How should the nurse respond?
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