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 #2: 25 Questions
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Question 1 of 25
Nurse Ronn is assessing a client with possible Cushing’s syndrome. In a client with Cushing’s syndrome, the nurse would expect to find:CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 25
A male client with primary diabetes insipidus is ready for discharge on desmopressin (DDAVP). Which instruction should nurse Lina provide?CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 25
Nurse Wayne is aware that a positive Chvostek’s sign indicates?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 25
In a 29-year-old female client who is being successfully treated for Cushing’s syndrome, nurse Lyzette would expect a decline in:CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 25
A male client has recently undergone surgical removal of a pituitary tumor. Dr. Wong prescribes corticotropin (Acthar), 20 units I.M. q.i.d. as a replacement therapy. What is the mechanism of action of corticotropin?CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 25
Capillary glucose monitoring is being performed every 4 hours for a female client diagnosed with diabetic ketoacidosis. Insulin is administered using a scale of regular insulin according to glucose results. At 2 p.m., the client has a capillary glucose level of 250 mg/dl for which he receives 8 U of regular insulin. Nurse Vince should expect the dose’s:CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 25
A female client with Cushing’s syndrome is admitted to the medical-surgical unit. During the admission assessment, nurse Tyzz notes that the client is agitated and irritable, has poor memory, reports loss of appetite, and appears disheveled. These findings are consistent with which problem?CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 25
Nurse Ruth is assessing a client after a thyroidectomy. The assessment reveals muscle twitching and tingling, along with numbness in the fingers, toes, and mouth area. The nurse should suspect which complication?CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 25
After undergoing a subtotal thyroidectomy, a female client develops hypothyroidism. Dr. Smith prescribes levothyroxine (Levothroid), 25 mcg P.O. daily. For which condition is levothyroxine the preferred agent?CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 25
Which of these signs suggests that a male client with the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone (SIADH) secretion is experiencing complications?CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 25
A female client with a history of pheochromocytoma is admitted to the hospital in an acute hypertensive crisis. To reverse hypertensive crisis caused by pheochromocytoma, nurse Lyka expects to administer:CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 25
A male client with a history of hypertension is diagnosed with primary hyperaldosteronism. This diagnosis indicates that the client’s hypertension is caused by excessive hormone secretion from which of the following glands?CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 25
Nurse Troy is aware that the most appropriate nursing diagnosis for a patient with Addison’s disease is which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 25
Acarbose (Precose), an alpha-glucosidase inhibitor, is prescribed for a female client with type 2 diabetes mellitus. During discharge planning, nurse Pauleen would be aware of the client’s need for additional teaching when the client states:CorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 25
A female client whose physical findings suggest a hyperpituitary condition undergoes an extensive diagnostic workup. Test results reveal a pituitary tumor, which necessitates a transsphenoidal hypophysectomy. The evening before the surgery, nurse Jacob reviews preoperative and postoperative instructions given to the client earlier. Which postoperative instruction should the nurse emphasize?CorrectIncorrect
Question 16 of 25
Dr. Kennedy prescribes glipizide (Glucotrol), an oral antidiabetic agent, for a male client with type 2 diabetes mellitus who has been having trouble controlling the blood glucose level through diet and exercise. Which medication instruction should the nurse provide?CorrectIncorrect
Question 17 of 25
For a diabetic male client with a foot ulcer, the physician orders bed rest, a wet-to-dry dressing change every shift, and blood glucose monitoring before meals and bedtime. Why are wet-to-dry dressings used for this client?CorrectIncorrect
Question 18 of 25
When instructing the female client diagnosed with hyperparathyroidism about diet, nurse Gina should stress the importance of which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 19 of 25
Which nursing diagnosis takes highest priority for a female client with hyperthyroidism?CorrectIncorrect
Question 20 of 25
A male client with a tentative diagnosis of hyperosmolar hyperglycemic nonketotic syndrome (HHNS) has a history of type 2 diabetes that is being controlled with an oral diabetic agent, tolazamide (Tolinase). Which of the following is the most important laboratory test for confirming this disorder?CorrectIncorrect
Question 21 of 25
A male client has just been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes mellitus. When teaching the client and family how diet and exercise affect insulin requirements, Nurse Joy should include which guideline?CorrectIncorrect
Question 22 of 25
Nurse Noemi administers glucagon to her diabetic client, then monitors the client for adverse drug reactions and interactions. Which type of drug interacts adversely with glucagon?CorrectIncorrect
Question 23 of 25
Which instruction about insulin administration should nurse Kate give to a client?CorrectIncorrect
Question 24 of 25
Nurse Perry is caring for a female client with type 1 diabetes mellitus who exhibits confusion, light-headedness, and aberrant behavior. The client is still conscious. The nurse should first administer:CorrectIncorrect
Question 25 of 25
For the first 72 hours after thyroidectomy surgery, nurse Jamie would assess the female client for Chvostek’s sign and Trousseau’s sign because they indicate which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
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