Addison's Disease Quiz 1 Eastern University Nursing 370

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  • 1. 
    Name a treatment for Addison's Disease?
  • 2. 
    In Addison's disease a person will retain too much?
    • A. 

      Sodium

    • B. 

      Chloride

    • C. 

      Potassium

    • D. 

      Normal Saline

  • 3. 
    What are some signs ans symptoms that Kimberly Wright presented with that are caused by Addison's disease?
    • A. 

      Nausea/Vomiting

    • B. 

      Dizziness/Syncope

    • C. 

      Weight Gain

    • D. 

      Irregular menstral cycle

  • 4. 
    Adrenal glands are located where?
  • 5. 
    Which factors below are triggers or will induce an adrenal crisis? Select all that apply
    • A. 

      Heat or cold

    • B. 

      Stress

    • C. 

      Surgery

    • D. 

      Illness

    • E. 

      Nursing school at Eastern University

  • 6. 
    The primary cause of Addison's disease is overproduction of the adrenalcortical hormone.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Name 3 Nursing Interventions / Management issues when caring for a patient with Addison's Disease?
  • 8. 
    What are some important medication teachings to cover with Regina Wright? Select all that apply
    • A. 

      Don't take your medication if you have a fever

    • B. 

      Take your medication at the prescribed times

    • C. 

      Weight gain is a side effect

    • D. 

      Good hand hygiene and avoiding large crowds is recommended to reduce exposure to infection

    • E. 

      This medication will cause constipation and dry skin

  • 9. 
    ______________________ regulates the secretion of sodium and potassium.
  • 10. 
    Regina Wright had skin hyperpigmentation due to loss of calcium.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Name 3 factors that contributed to Regina's level of stress and what are some non-pharmacological treatment options? 
  • 12. 
    Addison's disease is usually diagnosed early and present with sign and symptoms right away.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    ________________________________ fluid solution should be used to replace fluid volume and restore electrolyte imbalance.  
  • 14. 
    The primary nursing diagnosis for Regina Wright are which of the following: select all that apply
    • A. 

      Ineffective Airway clearance

    • B. 

      Altered nutrition: Less than body requirements related to anorexia, vomiting, and nausea

    • C. 

      Risk for Infection

    • D. 

      Altered Body Image

  • 15. 
    Which famous person suffered with Addison's Disease?
    • A. 

      Henry Ford

    • B. 

      John F. Kennedy

    • C. 

      Martin Luther King Jr.

    • D. 

      George Washington

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