Syndrome Of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone (Siadh) By Rnpedia

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Syndrome Of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone (Siadh) By Rnpedia

A hormone is any member of a class of signaling molecules produced by glands to target distant organs to regulate physiology and behavior. If you are a student of biology or in any way interested in the study, this is the quiz for you.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these signs suggests that a male client with the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone (SIADH) secretion is experiencing complications?  
    • A. 

      Tetanic contractions

    • B. 

      Neck vein distention

    • C. 

      Weight loss

    • D. 

      Polyuria

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Infusing I.V. fluids rapidly as ordered

    • B. 

      Encouraging increased oral intake

    • C. 

      Restricting fluids

    • D. 

      Administering glucose-containing I.V. fluids as ordered

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Tetanic contractions

    • B. 

      Neck vein distention

    • C. 

      Weight loss

    • D. 

      Polyuria

  • 4. 
     A client is admitted to the unit with a diagnosis of syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH). For which electrolyte abnormality will you be sure to monitor?    
    • A. 

      Hypokalemia

    • B. 

      Hyperkalemia

    • C. 

      Hyponatremia

    • D. 

      Hypernatremia

  • 5. 
    A nurse assessing a client with SIADH would expect to find laboratory values of:  
    • A. 

      Serum Na= 150 mEq/L and low urine osmolality

    • B. 

      Serum K= 5 mEq/L and low serum osmolality

    • C. 

      Serum Na=120 mEq/L and low serum osmolality

    • D. 

      Serum K= 3 mEq/L and high serum osmolality

  • 6. 
    Nurse Alexandra is establishing a plan of care for a client newly admitted with SIADH. The priority diagnosis for this client would be which of the following?   
    • A. 

      Fluid volume deficit

    • B. 

      Anxiety related to disease process

    • C. 

      Fluid volume excess

    • D. 

      Risk for injury

  • 7. 
    Adequate fluid replacement and vasopressin replacement are objectives of therapy for which of the following disease processes?   
    • A. 

      Diabetes mellitus.

    • B. 

      Diabetes insipidus.

    • C. 

      Diabetic ketoacidosis.

    • D. 

      Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH).

  • 8. 
    A client is admitted for treatment of the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone (SIADH). Which nursing intervention is appropriate?    
    • A. 

      Infusing I.V. fluids rapidly as ordered

    • B. 

      Encouraging increased oral intake

    • C. 

      Restricting fluids

    • D. 

      Administering glucose-containing I.V. fluids as ordered