NURS 6501 Week 9 Quiz (2018): Advanced Pathophysiology -Walden University (Already graded A )
NURS 6501 Week 9 Quiz (2018): Advanced Pathophysiology -Walden University
•	Question 1
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.
•	Question 2
When catecholamines are released in a patient, what should the nurse assess for?
•	Question 3
A 39-year-old female just had a baby. Which hormone will prevent excessive uterine bleeding?
•	Question 4
If a patient’s posterior pituitary is removed, which hormone would the nurse expect to decrease?
•	Question 5
An aide asks the nurse what is the most common cause of elevated levels of antidiuretic hormone (ADH) secretion. How should the nurse respond?
•	Question 6
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:
•	Question 7
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:
•	Question 8
A patient has high levels of hormones. To adapt to the high hormone concentrations, the patient’s target cells have the capacity for:
•	Question 9
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:
•	Question 10
A nurse is teaching a patient about insulin. Which information should the nurse include? Insulin is primarily regulated by:
•	Question 11
If a patient had a problem with the hypothalamus, which of the following hormones would be affected?
•	Question 12
A 50-year-old male patient is deficient in ADH production. Which of the following assessment findings would the nurse expect to find?
•	Question 13
When a patient wants to know what most commonly causes hypoparathyroidism, how should the nurse reply? It is most commonly caused by:
•	Question 14
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
A 22-year-old female has a low level of TSH. What condition does the nurse expect the patient is experiencing?
•	Question 16
A 12-year-old female is newly diagnosed with type 1 DM. When the parents ask what causes this, what is the nurse’s best response?
•	Question 17
A 30-year-old male was diagnosed with hypothyroidism. Synthesis of which of the following would decrease in this patient?
•	Question 18
Diabetes insipidus, diabetes mellitus (DM), and SIADH share which of the following assessment manifestations?
•	Question 19
A nurse recalls insulin has an effect on which of the following groups of electrolytes?
•	Question 20
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?
•	Question 21
A 35-year-old female took corticosteroid therapy for several months. Which of the following would the nurse expect to find?
•	Question 22
While planning care for a patient with hypothyroidism, which principle should the nurse remember? The basal metabolic rate is unusually _____ with hypothyroidism.
•	Question 23
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?
•	Question 24
A patient wants to know what can cause ACTH to be released. How should the nurse respond?
•	Question 25
A 54-year-old patient with pulmonary tuberculosis (lung infection) is evaluated for syndrome of inappropriate ADH secretion (SIADH). Which of the following electrolyte imbalances would be expected in this patient?
•	Question 26
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?
•	Question 27
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?
•	Question 28
When a nurse is assessing the physical features of individuals with Cushing syndrome, these findings will include:
•	Question 29
A 25-year-old female with Graves disease is admitted to a medical-surgical unit. Palpation of her neck would most likely reveal:
•	Question 30
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?
•	Question 31
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 “flu” for a week. Which of the following statements best explains her acidotic state?.
•	Question 32
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?
•	Question 33
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?
•	Question 34
A 45-year-old female has elevated thyroxine production. Which of the following would accompany this condition?
•	Question 35
A 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?