Week 9 quiz
â€¢ Question 1 What common neurologic disturbances should
the nurse assess for in a patient with a pituitary adenoma?
â€¢ Question 2 A 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?
â€¢ Question 3 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?
â€¢ Question 4 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?
â€¢ Question 5 A 22-year-old female has a low level of TSH.
What condition does the nurse expect the patient is experiencing?
â€¢ Question 6 A 25-year-old male presents to his primary
care provider reporting changes in facial features. CT scan reveals a mass on
the anterior pituitary, and lab tests reveal severely elevated growth hormone
(GH). Which of the following would the nurse also expect to find?
â€¢ Question 7 Which principle should the nurse include
while planning care for a patient with an ADH problem? ADH release from the posterior
pituitary is stimulated by:
â€¢ Question 8 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?
â€¢ Question 9 A 25-year-old female with Graves disease is
admitted to a medical-surgical unit. Palpation of her neck would most likely
â€¢ Question 10 A 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:
â€¢ Question 11 When a nurse is assessing the physical
features of individuals with Cushing syndrome, these findings will include:
â€¢ Question 12 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:
â€¢ Question 13 A nurse recalls insulin has an effect on which
of the following groups of electrolytes?
â€¢ Question 14 A patient has high levels of hormones. To
adapt to the high hormone concentrations, the patientâ€™s target cells have the
â€¢ Question 15 When catecholamines are released in a patient,
what should the nurse assess for?
â€¢ Question 16 A patient wants to know why ADH is important
in the body. What is the nurseâ€™s best response? ADH is important in:
â€¢ Question 17 When a patient wants to know what most
commonly causes hypoparathyroidism, how should the nurse reply? It is most
commonly caused by:
â€¢ Question 18 A 12-year-old female is newly diagnosed with
type 1 DM. When the parents ask what causes this, what is the nurseâ€™s best
â€¢ Question 19 A nurse is teaching a patient about insulin.
Which information should the nurse include? Insulin is primarily regulated by:
â€¢ Question 20 A patient wants to know what can cause ACTH to
be released. How should the nurse respond?
â€¢ Question 21 Visual 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:
â€¢ Question 22 A 39-year-old female just had a baby. Which
hormone will prevent excessive uterine bleeding?
â€¢ Question 23 A 19-year-old female with type 1 DM was
admitted to the hospital with the following lab values: serum glucose 500 mg/dl
(high), urine glucose and ketones 4+ (high), and arterial pH 7.20 (low). Her
parents state that she has been sick with the â€œfluâ€ for a week. Which of the
following statements best explains her acidotic state?
â€¢ Question 24 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.
â€¢ Question 25 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?
â€¢ Question 26 While planning care for a patient from general
anesthesia, which principle should the nurse remember? A side effect of some
general anesthetic agents is _____ diabetes insipidus.
â€¢ Question 27 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?
â€¢ Question 28 A 40-year-old male undergoes surgery for a
PTH-secreting tumor in which the parathyroid is removed. Which of the following
would the nurse expect following surgery?
â€¢ Question 29 A 50-year-old female presents with
lightheadedness and overall abnormal feelings. Hyperaldosteronism is diagnosed.
Which of the following symptoms would the nurse expect?
â€¢ Question 30 Diabetes insipidus, diabetes mellitus (DM),
and SIADH share which of the following assessment manifestations?
â€¢ Question 31 If the patient has a problem with the pineal
gland, which substance would the nurse monitor?
â€¢ Question 32 A student asks the instructor which of the
following is the most potent naturally occurring glucocorticoid. How should the
â€¢ Question 33 A 30-year-old male was diagnosed with
hypothyroidism. Synthesis of which of the following would decrease in this
â€¢ Question 34 An endocrinologist isolated a new hormone and
found it to be a water-soluble amine. Which of the following is most like this
â€¢ Question 35 A 3-year-old male was diagnosed with
congenital hypothyroidism. The parents ask the nurse if left untreated what
will happen. What is the nurseâ€™s best response? If left untreated, the child