Question: Which hormone prompts increased anxiety, vigilance, and arousal during a stress response?
2. Question: Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) is an autoimmune process involving antibodies attacking which type of cells?
3. Question: When renin is released, it is capable of which action?
4. Question: Which of the following are formed elements of the blood that are not cells but are disk-shaped cytoplasmic fragments essential for blood clotting?
5. Question: In a full-term infant, the normal erythrocyte life span is _____ days, whereas the adult erythrocyte life span is _____ days.
6. Question: Graves disease is a result of:
7. Question: What is the most commonly reported symptom of cancer treatment?
8. Question: In which structure does B lymphocytes mature and undergo changes that commit them to becoming B cells?
9. Question: Chvostek and Trousseau signs indicate which electrolyte imbalance?
10. Question: On average, what percent of cardiac output do the kidneys receive?
11. Question: Which substance is used to correct the chronic anemia associated with chronic renal failure?
12. Question: When the maternal immune system becomes sensitized against antigens expressed by the fetus, what reaction occurs?
13. Question: Which statement is true regarding pain and cancer?
14. Question: During an infection, why do lymph nodes enlarge and become tender?
15. Question: Which statement best describes cystic fibrosis?
16. Question: Carcinoma refers to abnormal cell proliferation originating from which tissue origin?
17. Question: What local complication of a gonococcal infection is diagnosed in approximately 10% of affected women?
18. Question: Which terms represent the correct nomenclature for benign and malignant tumors of adipose tissue, respectively?
19. Question: What provides the best estimate of the functioning of renal tissue?
20. Question: Children with phenylketonuria (PKU) are unable to synthesize:
21. Question: Which of the following causes condylomata acuminata or genital warts?
22. Question: Cystic fibrosis is caused by which process?
23. Question: The area of the kidneys that contains the glomeruli and portions of the tubules is called the:
24. Question: The concentration of the final urine is determined by antidiuretic hormone (ADH), which is secreted by which gland?
25. Question: The ability of the pathogen to invade and multiply in the host is referred to as:
26. Question: In 95% of children of delayed puberty, the problem is caused by:
27. Question: Which substance is a water-soluble protein hormone?
28. Question: Having ejected a mature ovum, the ovarian follicle develops into a(n):
29. Question: The most critical aspect in correctly diagnosing a seizure disorder and establishing its cause is:
30. Question: The two most important risk factors for type 2 diabetes are:
31. Question: It is true that myasthenia gravis:
32. Question: What term is used to identify an interlacing bundle of dense, white fibrous tissue that is richly supplied with nerves, blood vessels, and lymphatic vessels?
33. Question: The mucosal secretions of the cervix secrete which immunoglobulin?
34. Question: Clinical manifestations that include irregular or heavy bleeding, the passage of large clots, and the depletion of iron stores support which diagnosis?
35. Question: What is the first indication of nephrotic syndrome in children?
36. Question: What is the most common opportunistic infection associated with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)?
37. Question: What part of the brain provides the emotional response to pain?
38. Question: What directly causes ovulation during the menstrual cycle?
39. Question: Transcription is best defined as a process by which:
40. Question: Considering the mediating factors of premenstrual syndrome (PMS), which medication may be used either continually or only during the menstrual period as a treatment for the condition?
41. Question: Pinkeye is characterized by inflammation of which structure?
42. Question: Atrial fibrillation, rheumatic heart disease, and valvular prosthetics are risk factors for which type of stroke?
43. Question: Clinical manifestations of Parkinson disease are caused by a deficit in which of the brain’s neurotransmitters?
44. Question: Which hormone is linked to an increase in appetite during puberty?
45. Question: Which change is a result of puberty and defends the vagina from infection?
46. Question: Which hormone is involved in the regulation of serum calcium levels?
47. Question: Which medication compensates for the deficiency that occurs as a result of cystic fibrosis?
48. Question: It is true that Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS):
49. Question: An infant suddenly develops abdominal pain, becomes irritable (colicky), and draws up the knees. Vomiting occurs soon afterward. The mother reports that the infant passed a normal stool, followed by one that looked like currant jelly. Based on these data, which disorder does the nurse suspect?
50. Question: Which condition is considered a clinical cause of amenorrhea?
51. Question: Which anatomic structure secretes follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH)?
52. Question: Which medical diagnosis is described as a chronic inflammatory joint disease characterized by stiffening and fusion of the spine and sacroiliac joints?