Understanding Pathophysiology Study Set 4
Quiz 20 :
Alterations of Hormonal Regulation
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Q21 Q21 Q21
A 30 year old diagnosed with Graves disease is admitted to a hospital unit for the surgical removal of the thyroid gland.During the postoperative period, the nurse notes that the patient's serum calcium is low.The nurse should observe the patient for which of the following signs/symptoms?
Q23 Q23 Q23
A 25-year-old male presents to his primary care provider reporting changes in facial features.CT scan reveals a mass on the anterior pituitary, and lab tests reveal severely elevated growth hormone (GH).Which of the following would the nurse also expect to find?
Q28 Q28 Q28
A 19-year-old female with type 1 DM was admitted to the hospital with the following lab values: serum glucose 500 milligrams per deciliter (high), urine glucose and ketones 4+ (high), and arterial pH 7.20 (low).Her parents state that she has been sick with the "flu" for a week.Which of the following statements best explains her acidotic state?