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Milestone Chapter 61: Assessment of the Endocrine System (Concepts for Interprofessional Collaborative Care College Test Bank)

Milestone Chapter 61: Assessment of the Endocrine System (Concepts for Interprofessional Collaborative Care College Test Bank) Milestone Chapter 61: Assessment of the Endocrine System (Concepts for Interprofessional Collaborative Care College Test Bank) MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. A nurse cares for a client who is prescribed a drug that blocks a hormones receptor site. Which therapeutic effect should the nurse expect? a. Greater hormone metabolism b. Decreased hormone activity c. Increased hormone activity d. Unchanged hormone response 2. A nurse cares for a client with a deficiency of aldosterone. Which assessment finding should the nurse correlate with this deficiency? a. Increased urine output b. Vasoconstriction c. Blood glucose of 98 mg/dL d. Serum sodium of 144 mEq/L 3. A nurse cares for a client with excessive production of thyrocalcitonin (calcitonin). For which electrolyte imbalance should the nurse assess? a. Potassium b. Sodium c. Calcium d. Magnesium 4. A nurse assesses a client who is prescribed a medication that stimulates beta1 receptors. Which assessment finding should alert the nurse to urgently contact the health care provider? a. Heart rate of 50 beats/min b. Respiratory rate of 18 breaths/min c. Oxygenation saturation of 92% d. Blood pressure of 144/69 mm Hg 5. A nurse prepares to palpate a clients thyroid gland. Which action should the nurse take when performing this assessment? a. Stand in front of the client instead of behind the client. b. Ask the client to swallow after palpating the thyroid. c. Palpate the right lobe with the nurses left hand. d. Place the client in a sitting position with the chin tucked down. 6. A nurse collaborates with an unlicensed assistive personnel (UAP) to provide care for a client who is prescribed a 24-hour urine specimen collection. Which statement should the nurse include when delegating this activity to the UAP? a. Note the time of the clients first void and collect urine for 24 hours. b. Add the preservative to the container at the end of the test. c. Start the collection by saving the first urine of the morning. d. It is okay if one urine sample during the 24 hours is not collected. 7. A nurse assesses a female client who presents with hirsutism. Which question should the nurse ask when assessing this client? a. How do you plan to pay for your treatments? b. How do you feel about yourself? c. What medications are you prescribed? d. What are you doing to prevent this from happening? 8. A nurse teaches a client who has been prescribed a 24-hour urine collection to measure excreted hormones. The client asks, Why do I need to collect urine for 24 hours instead of providing a random specimen? How should the nurse respond? a. This test will assess for a hormone secreted on a circadian rhythm. b. The hormone is diluted in urine; therefore, we need a large volume. c. We are assessing when the hormone is secreted in large amounts. d. To collect the correct hormone, you need to urinate multiple times. 9. A nurse plans care for an older adult who is admitted to the hospital for pneumonia. The client has no known drug allergies and no significant health history. Which action should the nurse include in this clients plan of care? a. Initiate Airborne Precautions. b. Offer fluids every hour or two. c. Place an indwelling urinary catheter. d. Palpate the clients thyroid gland. 10. A nurse cares for a client who is prescribed a 24-hour urine collection. The unlicensed assistive personnel (UAP) reports that, while pouring urine into the collection container, some urine splashed his hand. Which action should the nurse take next? a. Ask the UAP if he washed his hands afterward. b. Have the UAP fill out an incident report. c. Ask the laboratory if the container has preservative in it. d. Send the UAP to Employee Health right away. 11. A nurse evaluates laboratory results for a male client who reports fluid secretion from his breasts. Which hormone value should the nurse assess first? a. Posterior pituitary hormones b. Adrenal medulla hormones c. Anterior pituitary hormones d. Parathyroid hormone 12. A nurse cares for a client who has excessive catecholamine release. Which assessment finding should the nurse correlate with this condition? a. Decreased blood pressure b. Increased pulse c. Decreased respiratory rate d. Increased urine output 13. A nurse assesses a client diagnosed with adrenal hypofunction. Which client statement should the nurse correlate with this diagnosis? a. I have a terrible craving for potato chips. b. I cannot seem to drink enough water. c. I no longer have an appetite for anything. d. I get hungry even after eating a meal. 14. A nurse teaches an older adult with a decreased production of estrogen. Which statement should the nurse include in this clients teaching to decrease injury? a. Drink at least 2 liters of fluids each day. b. Walk around the neighborhood for daily exercise. c. Bathe your perineal area twice a day. d. You should check your blood glucose before meals. 15. A nurse cares for a client who is prescribed a serum catecholamine test. Which action should the nurse take when obtaining the sample? a. Discard the first sample and then begin the collection. b. Draw the blood sample after the client eats breakfast. c. Place the sample on ice and send to the laboratory immediately. d. Add preservatives before sending the sample to the laboratory. MULTIPLE RESPONSE 1. A nurse cares for clients with hormone disorders. Which are common key features of hormones? (Select all that apply.) a. Hormones may travel long distances to get to their target tissues. b. Continued hormone activity requires continued production and secretion. c. Control of hormone activity is caused by negative feedback mechanisms. d. Most hormones are stored in the target tissues for use later. e. Most hormones cause target tissues to change activities by changing gene activity. 2. A nurse cares for a client with a hypofunctioning anterior pituitary gland. Which hormones should the nurse expect to be affected by this condition? (Select all that apply.) a. Thyroid-stimulating hormone b. Vasopressin c. Follicle-stimulating hormone d. Calcitonin e. Growth hormone 3. A nurse assesses clients who have endocrine disorders. Which assessment findings are paired correctly with the endocrine disorder? (Select all that apply.) a. Excessive thyroid-stimulating hormone Increased bone formation b. Excessive melanocyte-stimulating hormone Darkening of the skin c. Excessive parathyroid hormone Synthesis and release of corticosteroids d. Excessive antidiuretic hormone Increased urinary output e. Excessive adrenocorticotropic hormone Increased bone resorption

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