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Question 1
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A nurse is caring for a client with Graves' disease. Based on clinical manifestations, which nursing diagnosis would be most appropriate?

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A

Altered Body Image

B

Constipation

C

Fluid Volume Deficit

D

Impaired Nutrition-More Than Body Requirements

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Question 2
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Multiple Choice

In a client admitted to the clinical unit with a sporadic goiter, the nurse might expect to find that the client

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A

frequently travels in foreign countries.

B

has a large intake of aspirin.

C

ingests a large amount of cabbage.

D

lives in the Great Lakes region.

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Question 3
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Multiple Choice

The nurse should assess a client with a history of hypothyroidism for

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A

goiter.

B

Graves' disease.

C

Hashimoto's thyroiditis.

D

myxedema.

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Question 4
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Multiple Choice

The nurse counseling a client in the prevention of goiter would suggest an increased intake of

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A

calcium.

B

iodine.

C

potassium.

D

protein.

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Question 5
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Multiple Choice

In the assessment of a client with hypothyroidism, the nurse would include

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A

serum calcium levels.

B

serum cholesterol levels.

C

urine glucose levels.

D

urine specific gravity.

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Question 6
Multiple Choice

As part of the care plan to meet the needs of a client with mild hypothyroidism, the nurse would

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A
apply an astringent to the client's skin to promote dryness.
B
plan a strenuous exercise regimen to decrease weight.
C
set the thermostat between 75° and 80° F to provide a comfortable climate.
D
suggest the consumption of dense fruit to decrease diarrhea.
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Question 7
Multiple Choice

To increase the comfort of a client with exophthalmos, the nurse would

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A
elevate the head of the bed at night.
B
provide warm soaks.
C
restrict activity.
D
restrict fluids.
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Question 8
Multiple Choice

In a newly admitted client with thyrotoxicosis, the nurse would plan to address the clinical manifestation of

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A
fluid overload.
B
hypothermia.
C
respiratory distress.
D
tachycardia.
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Question 9
Multiple Choice

In the initial treatment of a teenager with hyperthyroidism, the nurse would anticipate using

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A
levothyroxine sodium (Synthroid).
B
liothyronine sodium (Cytomel).
C
methimazole (Tapazole).
D
radioactive iodine (131I).
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Question 10
Multiple Choice

In a client with Graves' disease receiving radioiodine, the nurse would monitor for the common treatment complication of

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A
hypothyroidism.
B
pulmonary emboli.
C
skin breakdown.
D
urinary tract infection.
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Question 11
Multiple Choice

A nurse assessing a client finds a thyroid nodule that is hard, irregular, and painless. The nurse should suspect

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A
exophthalmos.
B
goiter.
C
Hashimoto's thyroiditis.
D
thyroid cancer.
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Question 12
Multiple Choice

A client just returned from surgery for a thyroid disorder and complains that his/her mouth has an odd sensation. Which medication should the nurse anticipate administering?

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A
Calcium gluconate
B
Epinephrine
C
Potassium chloride
D
Rectal aspirin
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Question 13
Multiple Choice

In making emergency equipment available at the bedside of a client who has undergone subtotal thyroidectomy, the nurse would include

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A
a defibrillator.
B
a tracheostomy set.
C
an electrocardiogram (ECG) monitor.
D
an intra-aortic balloon pump.
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Question 14
Multiple Choice

The nurse caring for a client after a thyroidectomy plans care understanding that which of the following nursing diagnoses takes priority?

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A
Acute Pain
B
Imbalanced Nutrition
C
Impaired Skin Integrity
D
Risk for Suffocation
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Question 15
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The nursing diagnosis Impaired Urinary Elimination has been assigned to the client with hyperparathyroidism. To address this diagnosis, the nurse would

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A
encourage the client to void frequently.
B
force fluids to 3 liters/day.
C
not administer fluids with meals.
D
withhold acidic juices in the diet.
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Question 16
Multiple Choice

The nurse caring for a client with hyperparathyroidism should assign priority to

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A
averting infection.
B
coughing hourly.
C
encouraging exercise.
D
preventing falls.
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Question 17
Multiple Choice

In a client with hyperthyroidism, the nurse would expect to see

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A
anorexia, constipation, and cold extremities.
B
blurred vision, night sweats, and palpitations.
C
heat intolerance, weight loss, and diarrhea.
D
muscle cramps, paresthesias, and numbness of the fingers and toes.
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Question 18
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Self-care measures the nurse should teach a client with hypoparathyroidism include eating a

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A
high-calcium, low-phosphorus diet.
B
high-phosphorus, high-calcium diet.
C
low-calcium, low-protein diet.
D
low-protein, high-calorie diet.
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Question 19
Multiple Choice

To aid in immobilizing the head of a client after thyroidectomy, the nurse would obtain

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A
a headboard.
B
hand towels.
C
Kerlix rolls.
D
sandbags.
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