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Understanding Pathophysiology Study Set 3

Medicine

Quiz 18 :
Mechanisms of Hormonal Regulation

Quiz 18 :
Mechanisms of Hormonal Regulation

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A nurse recalls that direct stimulation of the insulin-secreting cells of the pancreas by the autonomic nervous system is an example of which type of control?
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C

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Which of the following is an example of a peptide hormone?
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D

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A patient who has elevated thyroxine production should be assessed for which accompanying condition?
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D

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Which of the following is a water-soluble amine?
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What type of effect occurs when insulin binds to its receptors on muscle cells, resulting in an increase in glucose uptake by those muscle cells?
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Which control mechanism will a patient's target cells implement in order to adapt to high hormone concentrations?
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How do lipid-soluble hormone receptors cross the plasma membrane?
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How do the releasing hormones that are made in the hypothalamus travel to the anterior pituitary?
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What is the target organ for prolactin-inhibiting factor?
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When a staff member asks the nurse which gland secretes ADH and oxytocin, how should the nurse respond?
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If a patient's posterior pituitary is removed, which hormone would the nurse expect to decrease?
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ADH release from the posterior pituitary is stimulated by which process?
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Where are the target cells for oxytocin located?
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Which assessment finding would the nurse expect to be increased in a patient with deficient ADH production?
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A 70-year-old female has brittle bones secondary to osteoporosis. Her primary care provider prescribes calcitonin to:
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Which nutrient would the nurse encourage the patient to consume for thyroid hormone synthesis?
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Which of the following laboratory results would indicate a slowdown in the rate of parathyroid hormone secretion?
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A 40-year-old patient undergoes surgery for a PTH-secreting tumour in which the parathyroid is removed. Which physiological alteration would the nurse expect following surgery?
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What is insulin is primarily regulated by?
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A patient is diagnosed with a hormone-secreting tumour of the pancreas alpha cells. Which of the following would the nurse expect to be most likely increased in this patient?
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