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For a patient experiencing metabolic acidosis, the body will compensate by _____?
The main source of bleeding in extradural hematoma is _______.
An initial clinical manifestation associated with acute spinal cord injury is:
Loss of voluntary control below the injury
20-year-old female suffered from spinal cord injury that resulted from a motor vehicle accident. She had spinal shock lasting 15 days and is now experiencing an uncompensated cardiovascular response to sympathetic stimulation. This condition may accompany:
a distended bladder or rectum
A 70-year-old female is in the hospital for pelvic fracture. She develops pulmonary thromboembolism. This condition is the result of occlusion of a portion of the pulmonary vascular bed by an embolus of:
A 50-year-old male sustained a closed head injury as a result of a motor vehicle accident. CT scan revealed a collection of blood between the inner surface of the dura mater and the surface of the brain. Which type of injury will the nurse be caring for?
While checking the lab results for a patient with Graves disease, the nurse would check the T3 level to be abnormally:
A nurse is preparing to teach about erythropoietin. Which information
should the nurse include? Erythropoietin is produced in the:
While planning care for a newborn, the pediatric nurse recalls the main
site of hematopoiesis in the fetus is the:
A 68-year-old female is admitted to the emergency department with a diagnosis of polycythemia vera (PV). A nurse realizes the patient's symptoms are mainly the result of:
increased blood viscosity
A newborn is diagnosed with congenital intrinsic factor deficiency. Which of the following types of anemia will the nurse see documented on the chart?
A 21-year-old woman was recently diagnosed with iron deficiency anemia. Her hematocrit is 32%. Which of the following treatments would the nurse expect to be prescribed for her?
The most severe consequence of a type I hypersensitivity reaction is:
A 67-year-old female has chronic gastrointestinal bleeding. A nurse recalls the primary cause of her anemia is:
A 35-year-old male with hyperthyroidism begins treatment to decrease thyroid activity. A nurse monitors for which of the following conditions that could result secondary to the treatment?
42. A 35-year-old female is diagnosed with lymphadenopathy. Which assessment finding will help confirm this diagnosis?
enlarged lymph nodes
Hikers are attempting to cross the Arizona desert with a small supply of water. The temperatures cause them to sweat profusely and become dehydrated. The hiker are experiencing?
A normal male and a female carrier for red-green color blindness mate. Given that red-green color blindness is an X-linked recessive trait, what is the likelihood of their children being affected?
Males most affected, no females affected
A patient has researched lipid-soluble hormones on the Internet. Which information indicates the patient has a good understanding? Lipid-soluble hormone receptors cross the plasma membrane by
If your patients posterior pituitary is removed, which hormone would the nurse expect to decrease
What part of your body controls temperature?
What gland secretes atrial natriuretic peptide?
When a patient asks what causes cystic fibrosis, how should the nurse respond? Cystic fibrosis is caused by an _____ gene
When a patient presents at the emergency department for an allergic reaction, the nurse recognizes the most severe consequence of a type I hypersensitivity reaction is:
An 11-year-old male is newly diagnosed with type 1 DM. Which classic symptoms should the nurse assess the patient for? Select one:
Polydipsia, polyuria, polyphagia, and weight loss
What factors make a patient prone to neurogenic shock? Neurogenic shock can be caused by any factor that inhibits the:
sympathetic nervous system
For a patient with respiratory acidosis, chronic compensation by the body will include
a. kidney excretion of H+
b. kidney excretion of HCO3
c. prolonged exhalations to blow off CO2
d. protein buffering
a. kidney excretion of H+
When a patient wants to know what most commonly causes hypoparathyroidism, how should the nurse reply? It is most commonly caused by:
Parathyroid gland injury
A 30-year-old male was diagnosed with thyroid carcinoma. The lab tests the nurse would most likely find are _____ T3 and T4 levels.
A hematologist is discussing hematopoiesis. Which information should be included? ________ participate in hematopoiesis.
A 67-year-old female is admitted to the emergency department with a diagnosis of polycythemia vera. Upon taking the history, the patient will most likely report:
A 35-year-old female is diagnosed with vitamin B12 deficiency anemia (pernicious anemia). How should the nurse respond when the patient asks what causes pernicious anemia? A decrease in ______ is the most likely cause.
A 65-year-old male is diagnosed with multiple myeloma. He reports severe pain. This pain can be attributed to:
destruction of the bone tissue
A 52-year-old female is diagnosed with coronary artery disease. The nurse assesses for myocardial:
When a patient asks the nurse what is the most common cause of myocardial ischemia, which statement is the correct response? The most common cause of myocardial ischemia is:
A 68-year-old male presents to the ER reporting chest pain. He has a history of stable angina that now appears to be unstable. He most likely has:
Impending myocardial infarction
When hormone is in excess, target cells may decrease, this is referred to as
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