Metabolic Derangements Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Jim has a busy day at work and then runs his children around for after school sports. He forgets to eat most of the day. What will happen to him as a result?

Question 2 2. A fellow student says that symptoms of hyperaldosteronism include fatigue, headache, edema, constipation, and seizure. Which of these is incorrect?

Question 3 3. Which hormone has the effect of lowering blood calcium by moving calcium into your bones?

Question 4 4. Which of these is not true about parathyroid hormone?

Question 5 5. A young patient who has recently been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes might present with which of these?

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Question 6 6. Which of these statements is incorrect?

Question 7 7. The structures that hover directly on top of the kidneys that some refer to as the kidneys' hats are known as the _____.

Question 8 8. Name the gland responsible for controlling the body's circadian rhythm?

Question 9 9. Which hormone is secreted by the anterior pituitary gland for the purpose of stimulating the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4?

Question 10 10. Nathan is still suffering from the unexpected and tragic death of both of his parents in an automobile accident last year. Which of the following hormones listed is helping him to cope with this long-term stressor?

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Question 11 11. Why is hypertension a primary symptom of pheochromocytoma?

Question 12 12. Which of these is true?

Question 13 13. Which of the following describes a symptom of SIADH?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is not a recommended treatment for diabetic ketoacidosis?

Question 15 15. Which would you expect in cases of Cushing's syndrome caused by a pituitary adenoma?

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Question 16 16. Lucy is running a 10K marathon next week. It will be extremely important for her to ensure that her body maintains a proper electrolyte and water balance during this strenuous event. Which of the following types of hormones will help her in this endeavor?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is not true?

Question 18 18. Which hormone is responsible for stimulating the body to begin contractions during childbirth?

Question 19 19. When would a patient with a pheochromocytoma be LEAST likely to suffer a spell of symptoms?

Question 20 20. A non-functioning macroadenoma would be most likely treated by:

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is a symptom of Addison's disease?

Question 22 22. Which of the following does not contribute to the polyuria present in diabetic ketoacidosis?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT a symptom of type 1 diabetes?

Question 24 24. Which of these could be used to make a differential diagnosis between hyperthyroidism and thyrotoxicosis?

Question 25 25. When calcium levels are too high, _____ is released, which stimulates _____ to build up bone and restores the level to normal.

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Question 26 26. Which of these correctly describes and explains a symptom of type 2 diabetes?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is a function of catecholamines?

Question 28 28. Which of the following best describes the thyroid gland?

Question 29 29. Which of these is not a term that describes the potential etiology of diabetes insipidus?

Question 30 30. Which does not describe a factor that causes symptoms of Addison's disease?

Metabolic Derangements Chapter Exam Instructions

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