A patient 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?
A patient presents with breast discharge, dysmenorrhea, and excessive excitability. Tests reveal that all pituitary hormones are elevated. What does the nurse suspect as the most likely cause for these assessment findings?
A 45-year-old diagnosed with thyroid carcinoma underwent surgical removal of the thyroid gland. During the postoperative period, the patient's serum calcium is low. What is the most probable reason for the hypocalcemia?