Understanding Pathophysiology Study Set 3

Medicine

Quiz 19 :

Alterations of Hormonal Regulation

Quiz 19 :

Alterations of Hormonal Regulation

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Which assessment result would the nurse expect to find associated with a patient diagnosed with Graves' disease?
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What would palpation of the neck of a patient diagnosed with Graves' disease most likely reveal?
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A 44-year-old patient with pulmonary tuberculosis is evaluated for SIADH. Which assessment finding would support this diagnosis?
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Besides hyposecretion and hypersecretion, endocrine system dysfunction can result from:
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A patient presents with polyuria and extreme thirst and is given ADH replacement therapy. For which of the following conditions would this treatment be effective?
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While checking the laboratory results for a patient diagnosed with Graves' disease, the nurse would expect the T3 level to be abnormally:
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What common neurological disturbances should the nurse assess for in a patient with a pituitary adenoma?
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Diabetes insipidus, diabetes mellitus (DM), and SIADH share which of the following assessment manifestations?
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Which hypothyroid diagnosis is supported by low levels of TSH?
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A 54-year-old patient with pulmonary tuberculosis is evaluated for syndrome of inappropriate ADH secretion (SIADH). Which electrolyte imbalance would be expected in this patient?
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A patient diagnosed with Graves' disease is admitted to a medical-surgical unit. Which of the following symptoms would the nurse expect to find before treatment?
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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?
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When considering hypothyroidism, the basal metabolic rate is unusually:
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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?
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Visual disturbances are a common occurrence in patients with untreated Graves' disease. Why do these disturbances take place?
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What type of diabetes insipidus may develop in a patient who had received a general anaesthetic?
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A patient diagnosed with thyroid carcinoma would be expected to have T3 and T4 levels that are:
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What is the most common cause of elevated levels of antidiuretic hormone (ADH) secretion?
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A nurse is caring for a patient diagnosed with SIADH. What severe complication should the nurse assess for?
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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?
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