Selected Answer: c. Immune destruction of the pancreas Correct Answer: c. Immune destruction of the pancreas Question 18 1 out of 1 points A nurse recalls insulin has an effect on which of the following groups of electrolytes? Selected Answer: d. Potassium, magnesium, phosphate Correct Answer: d. Potassium, magnesium, phosphate Question 19 1 out of 1 points A nurse is preparing to teach a patient about Addison disease. Which information should the nurse include? The most common cause of Addison disease is: Selected Answer: a.
An autoimmune reaction Correct Answer: a. An autoimmune reaction Question 20 1 out of 1 points 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? Selected Answer: b. Dehydration from polyuria Correct Answer: b. Dehydration from polyuria Question 21 1 out of 1 points If the patient has a problem with the pineal gland, which substance would the nurse monitor? Selected Answer: a. Melatonin Correct Answer: a. Melatonin Question 22 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 23 1 out of 1 points A nurse is teaching a patient about insulin. Which information should the nurse include? Insulin is primarily regulated by:
Selected Answer: b. Serum glucose levels Correct Answer: b. Serum glucose levels 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 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. Selected Answer: d. Direct Correct Answer: d. Direct Question 26 1 out of 1 points A 30-year-old male is diagnosed with a hormone-secreting tumor of the pancreas alpha cells. Which of the following would the nurse expect to be most likely increased in this patient?
- Fall '17
- keisha lovence
- Blood sugar, Vasopressin, neuroendocrinology, Pituitary adenoma