Medical Surgical Chapters 16-24

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 65

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Medical Surgical Nursing Quizzes & Trivia

Assessing Clients with Endocrine Disorders; Nursing Care of Clients w/ Endocrine Disorders; Nursing Care of Clients w/ Diabetes Mellitus;


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Antidiuretic hormone (ADH) is produced by which endocrine gland?
  • 2. 
    Excessive amounts of glucocorticoids, produced by the adrenal cortex, result in what pathophysiologic health problem?
  • 3. 
    When conductin health history focused on the endocrine system, which of the following questions should be included?
  • 4. 
    What assessments are made when palpating the thyroid gland?
  • 5. 
    Decreased calcium levels can be assessed with Chvostek's sign. To conduct this assessment, the nurse:
  • 6. 
    Grave's disease, the most common cause of hyperthyroidism, is categorized as what type of disorder?
  • 7. 
    What principle supports the treatments of hyperthyroidism with radioactive iodine?
  • 8. 
    You assess a client with newly diagnosed hypothyroidism as having an enlarged thyroid gland (goiter). What physiologic process causes this enlargement?
  • 9. 
    Mrs. Jonah has taken cortisone for her rheumatoid arthritis for several years. What endocrine is she most at risk for developing?
  • 10. 
    Which statement illustrates that the client w/ Addison's disease udnerstands your teaching?
  • 11. 
    Increased susceptability to the development of type 1 diabetes is indicated by?
  • 12. 
    Diabetic ketoacidosis is the result of which pathologic process?
  • 13. 
    Which of the following clients would be most at risk for the development of type 2 diabetes mellitus?
  • 14. 
    You note that your assigned client has a nursing diagnosis of Peripheral neurovascular dysfunction involving both feet. Which of the following assessments would support this diagnosis?
  • 15. 
    Which of the following statements would indicate your client understands teaching about foot care at home?
  • 16. 
    What is the digestive function of the liver?
  • 17. 
    The breakdown of carbohydrates to produce ATP is an example of:
  • 18. 
    During a health history for nutritional problems, it is important to ask the client to describe:
  • 19. 
    In which quadrant of the abdomen would you palpate to assess the liver?
  • 20. 
    Clients w/ ascites are assessed for changes in what type of percussion sounds?
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