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Janet Eckermann, RN

Everything Endocrine!

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1.This sign most indicates that the postop thyroidectomy pt is developing thyroid disease.
6.A symptom of Graves disease is this....
7.This drug decreases the activity of an overproductive thyroid
9.Hormones are released into the system by this method
10.After removal of the posterior pituitary, the pt must take this medication.
11.This drug is given 10-14 days before a thyroidectomy
12.This is an oral hypoglycemic agent that helps to control diabetes.
15.The parathyroid hormone regulates this....
17.When to draw a postprandial blood glucose...
19.A subjective symptom of myxedema is this....
20.To treat acromegaly the pt. undergoes transsphenoidal hypophysectomy. Post operatively, where is the best place to assess for bleeding?
24.A pt with a thyroid deficiency is susceptible to respiratory depression from these....
27.These are the signs and symptoms to look for in diabetic screening
29.This will reduce or eliminate symptoms of hypoglycemia
30.This symptom indicates hyperglycemia in a newly diagnosed diabetic
31.This human insulin has an onset of action of 15 minutes.
1.Addison's is caused by...
2.Teaching the importance of exercise to a Type 2 diabetic, you explain that exercise does what?
3.This is an example of an intermediate acting insulin.
4.The most likely diet recommended for the pt with Addison's
5.This laboratory test result is most important to monitor when determining how effectively the patient's diabetes is being managed over a long period of time....
7.A synthetic form of ADH
8.What a newly diagnosed diabetic uses to furnish valuable immediate feedback on glucose levels
13.To prepare for post op complications related to thyroidectomy, this item should be at the bedside...
14.Congenital hypothyroidism is called this.
16.A patient diagnosed with diabetes insipidus has a deficiency of this.
18.The trade name for the hormone secreted by the adrenal medualla is...
21.Synthroid is used to treat this.
22.A long term complication of diabetes mellitus
23.This medication is administered after a severe insulin reaction.
25.Steroids are NOT given to patients with these.
26.The tests to diagnose Graves disease are....
28.The sign most sugegestive that the patient with Type 2 diabetes is developing hyperosmolar hyperglycemic syndrome (HHNS)

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