Welcome to your NCLEX practice questions quiz for endocrine system disorders. In this nursing test bank, test your nursing competence and knowledge on the nursing care of different endocrine system disorders.
Endocrine System Disorders Nursing Test Bank
In this section are the NCLEX practice questions for endocrine system disorders. This nursing test bank set includes 50 questions divided into two parts. All questions on this set are updated to give you the most challenging questions, along with insightful rationales to reinforce learning.
Quizzes included in this guide are:
- Endocrine System Disorders NCLEX Practice | Quiz #1: 25 Questions
- Endocrine System Disorders NCLEX Practice | Quiz #2: 25 Questions
- See also: Diabetes Mellitus Nursing Test Bank and Reviewer | 100 Questions
- See also: Endocrine Drugs and Medications | 40 Questions
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Endocrine System Disorders NCLEX Practice | Quiz #1: 25 Questions
Here’s your first set of NCLEX practice questions for endocrine system disorders. I hope you’ll learn a lot from these sets!
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Question 1 of 25
An agitated, confused female client arrives in the emergency department. Her history includes type 1 diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and angina pectoris. Assessment reveals pallor, diaphoresis, headache, and intense hunger. A stat blood glucose sample measures 42 mg/dl, and the client is treated for an acute hypoglycemic reaction. After recovery, the nurse teaches the client to treat hypoglycemia by ingesting:CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 25
A female adult client with a history of chronic hyperparathyroidism admits to being non-compliant. Based on initial assessment findings, the nurse formulates the nursing diagnosis of Risk for injury. To complete the nursing diagnosis statement for this client, which “related-to” phrase should the nurse add?CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 25
Nurse Joey is assigned to care for a postoperative male client who has diabetes mellitus. During the assessment interview, the client reports that he’s impotent and says he’s concerned about its effect on his marriage. In planning this client’s care, the most appropriate intervention would be to:CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 25
During a class on exercise for diabetic clients, a female client asks the nurse educator how often to exercise. The nurse educator advises the clients to exercise how often to meet the goals of planned exercise?CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 25
Nurse Oliver should expect a client with hypothyroidism to report which health concerns?CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 25
A female client with hypothyroidism (myxedema) is receiving levothyroxine (Synthroid), 25 mcg P.O. daily. Which finding should nurse Hans recognize as an adverse drug effect?CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 25
A 67-year-old female client has been complaining of sleeping more, increased urination, anorexia, weakness, irritability, depression, and bone pain that interferes with her going outdoors. Based on these assessment findings, the nurse would suspect which of the following disorders?CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 25
When caring for a male client with diabetes insipidus, nurse Juliet expects to administer:CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 25
The nurse is aware that the following is the most common cause of hyperaldosteronism?CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 25
A male client with type 1 diabetes mellitus has a highly elevated glycosylated hemoglobin (Hb) test result. In discussing the result with the client, nurse Sharmaine would be most accurate in stating:CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 25
Following a unilateral adrenalectomy, nurse Betty would assess for hyperkalemia shown by which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 25
Nurse Louie is developing a teaching plan for a male client diagnosed with diabetes insipidus. The nurse should include information about which hormone lacking in clients with diabetes insipidus?CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 25
Early this morning, a female client had a subtotal thyroidectomy. During evening rounds, nurse Tina assesses the client, who now has nausea, a temperature of 105° F (40.5° C), tachycardia, and extreme restlessness. What is the most likely cause of these signs?CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 25
For a male client with hyperglycemia, which assessment finding best supports a nursing diagnosis of Deficient Fluid Volume?CorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 25
When assessing a male client with pheochromocytoma, a tumor of the adrenal medulla that secretes excessive catecholamine, nurse April is most likely to detect:CorrectIncorrect
Question 16 of 25
A male client is admitted for treatment of the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone (SIADH). Which nursing intervention is appropriate?CorrectIncorrect
Question 17 of 25
A female client has a serum calcium level of 7.2 mg/dl. During the physical examination, nurse Noah expects to assess:CorrectIncorrect
Question 18 of 25
Which outcome indicates that treatment of a male client with diabetes insipidus has been effective?CorrectIncorrect
Question 19 of 25
Jemma, who weighs 210 lb (95 kg) and has been diagnosed with hyperglycemia tells the nurse that her husband sleeps in another room because her snoring keeps him awake. The nurse notices that she has large hands and a hoarse voice. Which of the following would the nurse suspect as a possible cause of the client’s hyperglycemia?CorrectIncorrect
Question 20 of 25
Nurse Kate is providing dietary instructions to a male client with hypoglycemia. To control hypoglycemic episodes, the nurse should recommend:CorrectIncorrect
Question 21 of 25
An incoherent female client with a history of hypothyroidism is brought to the emergency department by the rescue squad. Physical and laboratory findings reveal hypothermia, hypoventilation, respiratory acidosis, bradycardia, hypotension, and nonpitting edema of the face and pretibial area. Knowing that these findings suggest severe hypothyroidism, nurse Libby prepares to take emergency action to prevent the potential complication of:CorrectIncorrect
Question 22 of 25
A male client with type 1 diabetes mellitus asks the nurse about taking an oral antidiabetic agent. Nurse Jack explains that these medications are only effective if the client:CorrectIncorrect
Question 23 of 25
When caring for a female client with a history of hypoglycemia, nurse Ruby should avoid administering a drug that may potentiate hypoglycemia. Which drug fits this description?CorrectIncorrect
Question 24 of 25
After taking glipizide (Glucotrol) for 9 months, a male client experiences secondary failure. Which of the following would the nurse expect the physician to do?CorrectIncorrect
Question 25 of 25
During preoperative teaching for a female client who will undergo subtotal thyroidectomy, the nurse should include which statement?CorrectIncorrect
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