endocrine QUIZ

1. Which of the following assessment findings characterize thyroid storm?


a) increased body temperature, decreased pulse, and increased blood pressure
b) increased body temperature, increased pulse, and increased blood pressure
c) increased body temperature, decreased pulse, and decreased blood pressure
d) increased body temperature, increased pulse, and decreased blood pressure

2. The nurse is planning care for a client with hyperthyroidism. Which of the following nursing interventions are appropriate? Select all that apply

a) instill isotonic eye drops as necessary
b) provide several, small, well-balanced meals
c) provide rest periods
d) keep environment warm
e) encourage frequent visitors and conversation
f) weigh the client daily

3. After thyroidectomy, which of the following is the priority assessment to observe laryngeal nerve damage?

a) hoarseness of voice
b) difficulty in swallowing
c) tetany
d) fever