Upgrade to remove ads
RNSG 1128 Metabolism
Terms in this set (22)
A nurse explains to a client with thyroid disease that the thyroid gland normally produces:
T3, thyroxine (T4), and calcitonin.
The nurse notes that the clients nails are concave. Which condition is indicated by this finding?
Iron deficiency anemia
In the balance of secretions in the gastric mucosa by the parietal cells, which ion is produced to buffer the production of hydrochloride acid?
HCO3 - (bicarbonate)
When assessing the client during the icteric phase of viral hepatitis, which of these findings does the nurse anticipate observing?
A 55-year-old female client was admitted to the medical unit 2 days ago with liver failure secondary alcohol use. She's on bed rest w/ bathroom privileges & has just been up to use the toilet. While helping the client stand so she can wipe herself, the nurse notices a few drops of blood on top of the semiliquid, clay colored stool. What action should the nurse take NEXT?
Ask the client if she noted any blood in her stools lately.
An infant's antiseizure medication has been prescribed after careful consideration of the unique pharmacokinetics among this population. What characteristic of neonates has the greatest bearing on drug metabolism?
A. the undeveloped state of the blood-brain barrier
B. increased gastric motility in infants
C. the infant's undeveloped renal function
D. immaturity of the infant's liver
D. Immaturity of the infant's liver
Which assessment finding is most important in determining nursing care for a client w/ diabetes mellitus?
Which complication of acromegaly can be life threatening?
Cardiac structures increase in size
The hormone levels in the body need to be kept within an appropriate range. How is this accomplished for many of the hormones in the body?
negative feedback loop
A pregnant client w/ type I diabetes asks the nurse about how to best control her blood sugar while she is pregnant. The BEST reply would be for the woman to:
Check her blood sugars frequently and adjust insulin accordingly
The digestion of carbohydrates is aided by:
The nurse is preparing to interview a client w/ cirrhosis. Based on an understanding of this disorder, which question would be most important to include?
"How often do you drink alcohol?"
Which medication is used in the treatment of diabetes insipidus to control fluid balance?
The term for an adaptation to environmental stress that occurs when tissue mass enlarges due to cell multiplication & increased stimulation?
A client reports having to get up frequently to void in the night (nocturia). What is not a probable cause of his problem?
The nurse practitioner who assesses a client w/ hyperthyroidism would expect the client to report which condition?
Which route of administration of medication is preferred in the most acute care situations?
Which results would indicate to the nurse the possibility that a neonate has congenital hypothyroidism?
Low T4 level and high TSH level
Screening results that show a low T4 level and a high TSH level indicate congenital hypothyroidism and the need for further tests to determine the cause of the disease.
The locus caeruleus (LC) is an area in the brain stem that produces which hormone?
A student is studying the esophagus. Which statement made by this student to a faculty member is a correct one?
The smooth muscle layers provide the peristaltic movements needed to love the food along the length of the esophagus.
What would a physician order for a client with hypothyroidism?
A nurse is caring for a diabetic client w/ a dx of nephropathy. What would the nurse expect the urinalysis report to indicate?
You might also like...
exam 1 med surg part 2
GI Alterations NCLEX Questions
Unit 3 - PrepU Metabolism
Other Quizlet sets
World History Chpt 9 Pgs 193-197
Summative Assessment Review UNIT 3 BRONZE-SILVER
Micro Exam III Viruses