A 50-year-old male patient is deficient in ADH production. Which of the following assessment findings would the nurse expect to find?
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?
A 54-year-old patient with pulmonary tuberculosis (lung infection) is evaluated for syndrome of inappropriate ADH secretion (SIADH). Which of the following electrolyte imbalances would be expected in this patient?
A nurse is preparing to teach a patient about Addison disease. Which information should the nurse include? The most common cause of Addison disease is:
A 22-year-old female has a low level of TSH. What condition does the nurse expect the patient is experiencing?
A 12-year-old female is newly diagnosed with type 1 DM. When the parents ask what causes this, what is the nurse’s best response?
Visual disturbances are a common occurrence in patients with untreated Graves disease. The endocrinologist explains to the patient that the main cause of these complications is:
A nurse is teaching a patient about insulin. Which information should the nurse include? Insulin is primarily regulated by:
When a nurse is assessing the physical features of individuals with Cushing syndrome, these findings will include:
A 50-year-old female presents with lightheadedness and overall abnormal feelings. Hyperaldosteronism is diagnosed. Which of the following symptoms would the nurse expect?
A 35-year-old female with Graves disease is admitted to a medical-surgical unit. While the nurse is reviewing the lab tests, which results would the nurse expect to find?
When catecholamines are released in a patient, what should the nurse assess for?
A 25-year-old male presents with fatigue, constipation, and sexual dysfunction. Tests reveal all pituitary hormones are normal and no masses are present. The nurse suspects the most likely cause of his symptoms is a dysfunction in the:
A 40-year-old male undergoes surgery for a PTH-secreting tumor in which the parathyroid is removed. Which of the following would the nurse expect following surgery?
What common neurologic disturbances should the nurse assess for in a patient with a pituitary adenoma?
Which principle should the nurse include while planning care for a patient with an ADH problem? ADH release from the posterior pituitary is stimulated by:
A nurse recalls insulin has an effect on which of the following groups of electrolytes?
A 39-year-old female just had a baby. Which hormone will prevent excessive uterine bleeding?
A patient has high levels of hormones. To adapt to the high hormone concentrations, the patient’s target cells have the capacity for:
A nurse is caring for a patient with SIADH. What severe complication should the nurse assess for?
A 50-year-old male patient presents with polyuria and extreme thirst. He was given exogenous ADH. For which of the following conditions would this treatment be effective?
A 15-year-old female presents with breast discharge, dysmenorrhea, and excessive excitability. Tests reveal that all her pituitary hormones are elevated. What does the nurse suspect as the most likely cause for these assessment findings?
A 3-year-old male was diagnosed with congenital hypothyroidism. The parents ask the nurse if left untreated what will happen. What is the nurse’s best response? If left untreated, the child would have:
When insulin binds to its receptors on muscle cells, an increase in glucose uptake by the muscle cells occurs. This is an example of a _ effect by a hormone.
An endocrinologist isolated a new hormone and found it to be a water-soluble amine. Which of the following is most like this new hormone?
A patient has researched lipid-soluble hormones on the Internet. Which information indicates the patient has a good understanding? Lipid-soluble hormone receptors cross the plasma membrane by:
An aide asks the nurse what is the most common cause of elevated levels of antidiuretic hormone (ADH) secretion. How should the nurse respond?
A 44-year-old patient with pulmonary tuberculosis (lung infection) is evaluated for SIADH. Which of the following assessment findings would be expected in this patient?
A 30-year-old male is diagnosed with a hormone-secreting tumor of the pancreas alpha cells. Which of the following would the nurse expect to be most likely increased in this patient?
A patient wants to know what can cause ACTH to be released. How should the nurse respond?
Diabetes insipidus, diabetes mellitus (DM), and SIADH share which of the following assessment manifestations?
If the patient has a problem with the pineal gland, which substance would the nurse monitor?
A 25-year-old female with Graves disease is admitted to a medical-surgical unit. Palpation of her neck would most likely reveal:
When a patient wants to know what most commonly causes hypoparathyroidism, how should the nurse reply? It is most commonly caused by:
If a patient’s posterior pituitary is removed, which hormone would the nurse expect to decrease?