Chapter 38: endocrine system function and assessment
Stimulates protein synthesis and growth
converts glycogen to glucose in the liver
increase energy production and protein synthesis
t4 and t3
increases water reabsorption by the kidneys
antidiuretic hormone (ADH), aldosterone
promotes reabsorption of sodium and excretion of potassium by the kidneys
moves calcium from blood to bones
promotes release of throxine and t3 by the thyroid gland
thryoid stimulating hormone (TSH)
promotes release of cortisol by the adrenal cortex
increases blood level of calcium
parathyroid hormone (PTH)
lowers blood glucose
dilates bronchioles, increases heart rate
reduces inflammation, raises blood glucose level
Jill has a serum glucose level of 600. which hormones might be involved?
insulin (decreased), glucagon (increased), cortisol, somatostatin, epinephrine
jennifer has a lot of very dilute urine. which hormone might be deficient?
bobs heart rate is 120 beats per minute. which hormones can raise the heart rate?
epinephrine, t3 and t4
phils TSH is low. which glands could be malfunctioning?
bevs bones are weak and brittle. which hormone could be at fault?
PTH (increases serum calcium level) or lack of calcitonin
Gina is retaining a lot of water. which hormones could be at fault?
jack is receiving injections of ACTH for multiple sclerosis. which hormone is the physician attempting to stimulate?
bob just learned that he scored 100% on his test. which hormone is going to give him a rush of excitement?
ruth just ate a meal high in carbohydrates. which hormone will be secreted in response?
don is 12 years old and 6 feet tall. which hormone will the pediatrician measure?
decreases reabsorption of calcium from bones to blood
increases energy production
increases rate of mitosis
increases water retention by kidneys
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