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Pharmacology for Nurses Study Set 1

Nursing

Quiz 39 :

Drugs for Pituitary, Thyroid, and Adrenal Disorders

Quiz 39 :

Drugs for Pituitary, Thyroid, and Adrenal Disorders

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The nursing instructor teaches the student nurses about the endocrine system. The nursing instructor evaluates that learning has occurred when the student nurses make which statement(s)? Select all that apply. Select all that apply.
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A, C, D, E

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The elderly client has hypothyroidism. Which assessment finding would the nurse report to the physician immediately?
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B

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The client has been diagnosed with Cushing's syndrome. What will the best assessment by the nurse reveal?
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C

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The nurse plans to administer intranasal desmopressin (DDAVP) to the client. What will the best plan of the nurse include?
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The client has hypothyroidism and is treated with levothyroxine (Synthroid). The nurse plans to do medication education. What will the best plan of the nurse include?
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The client receives glucocorticoid therapy. What will the best assessment of the nurse reveal?
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The nursing instructor teaches the student nurses about negative feedback as a feature of calcium homeostasis in the endocrine system. Identify the steps, in order, of this mechanism. Select all that apply.
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The client receives aminogluthethimide (Cytadren) therapy. What evaluation criteria will the nurse report to the physician?
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The nurse teaches the client about glucocorticoid therapy. The nurse evaluates that additional teaching is required when the client makes which statement?
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The client is very distraught that her son is of very short stature. What is the best plan by the nurse?
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The client has been diagnosed with diabetes insipidus. What will the best plan of the nurse include?
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The client receives hydrocortisone therapy. The nurse will primarily assess for which electrolyte disturbance?
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The client has diabetes insipidus and receives vasopressin (Pressyn AR). The nurse completes medication education and evaluates that learning has occurred when the client makes which statement?
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The client has hyperthyroidism. The nurse teaches the client to avoid which food selections?
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The client receives treatment with radioactive iodine (Iodotope) therapy. What will the best evaluation by the nurse reveal?
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