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Core Concepts in Pharmacology

Nursing

Quiz 33 :

Drugs for Endocrine Disorders

Quiz 33 :

Drugs for Endocrine Disorders

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Hydrocortisone (Cortef)has been prescribed for a client.Which diagnosis does the nurse anticipate could be made based on this prescribed medication? (Select all that apply.)Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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A,B,C,D

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A client complains of hypoglycemia,fatigue,hypotension,and GI disturbances such as anorexia,vomiting,and diarrhea.Which diagnosis does the nurse suspect based on these assessment findings?
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C

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The nurse educator is instructing a group of students about the endocrine system.Which topics should the educator include in the teaching session? (Select all that apply.)Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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What is the primary function of the endocrine system?
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Which adverse effects does the nurse anticipate for a client who is receiving long-term therapy with corticosteroids? (Select all that apply.)Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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Which medications would be used for a client with hyperthyroidism?
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A client is being educated on monitoring the effects of thyroid medication.Which measurement will the client monitor to determine the effectiveness of the medication?
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A client complains of increased body metabolism,tachycardia,weight loss,high body temperature,and anxiety.Based on the assessment findings,what diagnosis does the nurse anticipate for this client?
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Aside from having potent anti-inflammatory effects,glucocorticoids also promote homeostasis of which system?
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A client complains of slowed body metabolism,slurred speech,bradycardia,weight gain,low body temperature,and intolerance to cold environments.What diagnosis does the nurse expect based on these assessment findings?
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Which preparation of antidiuretic hormone (ADH)is occasionally used to treat enuresis?
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The physician has ordered medication to treat hyperthyroidism.Which medication does the nurse anticipate for this client?
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The nurse is being educated on treatment of clients following a nuclear accident.Which statement by the nurse indicates that the objectives for the session have been met?
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Which two endocrine structures control other endocrine glands? (Select all that apply.)Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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A client recently diagnosed with hypothyroidism returns to see the prescriber.The client has been taking levothyroxine (Levothroid),100 mcg per day.The client tells the nurse that they feel anxious,that they are having trouble sleeping,and that they have lost 10 pounds.Which diagnosis does the nurse anticipate the client to have?
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Why is hormone pharmacotherapy prescribed for clients? (Select all that apply.)Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected.
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The nurse is caring for a client who is taking levothyroxine (Synthroid)and cholestyramine (Questran).Which reaction should the nurse monitor this client for when administering these medications?
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A client using corticosteroids for over 15 years is being seen in the emergency department for weight gain,fluid retention,and moon face.Which diagnosis does the nurse anticipate the client to have?
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A nurse is teaching a client about the relationship between calcium and PTH levels.Which best describes negative feedback in the homeostasis of the endocrine system?
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What gland is responsible for releasing mineralocorticoids,glucocorticoids,and androgens?
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