SCHOOL OF NURSING
NU 304 NX
1. When the immunoglobulin crosses the placenta, what type of immunity does the fetus receive?
2. The predominant antibody of a typical primary immune response is:
3. While planning care, a nurse recalls seasonal allergic rhinitis is expressed through:
a. IgE-mediated reactions
b. Tissue-specific reactions
c. Antigen-antibody complexes
d. Type II hypersensitivity reactions
4. When histamine is released in the body, which of the following responses would the nurse expect?
a. Bronchial dilation
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The development of neurofibril webs in the CNS
d. Reduced amounts of acetylcholine at the neuromuscular junction
11. Which statement by a patient indicates teaching was successful regarding myasthenia gravis? Myasthenia gravis results from:
a. Viral infection of skeletal muscle
b. Atrophy of motor neurons in the spinal cord
c. Demyelination of skeletal motor neurons
d. Autoimmune injury at the neuromuscular junction
12. If a patient’s posterior pituitary is removed, which hormone would the nurse expect to decrease?
13. If a patient had a problem with the adrenal medulla, which of the following hormones should the nurse monitor?
14. When catecholamines are released in a patient, what should the nurse assess for?
a. Nutrient absorption
b. Fluid retention
15. A 45-year-old female has elevated thyroxine production. Which of the following would accompany this condition?
a. Increased thyroid-releasing hormone (TRH)
b. Increased anterior pituitary stimulation
c. Decreased T4
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A 10-month-old is brought to the pediatrician by the mother who states the baby has been experiencing colicky pain followed by vomiting, sweating, nausea, and irritability. Testing reveals a condition in which one part of the intestine telescopes into another. From which type of intestinal obstruction is he suffering?
31. A 54-year-old male is diagnosed with peptic ulcer disease. This condition is most likely caused by:
a. Hereditary hormonal imbalances with high gastrin levels
b. Breaks in the mucosa and presence of corrosive secretions
c. Decreased vagal activity and vascular engorgement
d. Gastric erosions related to high ammonia levels and bile reflux
32. A 39-year-old female with chronic intermittent pain in the epigastric area 2 to 3 hours after eating is diagnosed with a duodenal ulcer. Which of the following behaviors may have contributed to the development of the ulcer?
a. Cigarette smoking
b. Drinking caffeinated beverages
c. Consuming limited fiber
d. Antacid consumption
33. A 54-year-old male complains that he has been vomiting blood. Tests reveal portal hypertension. Which of the following is the most likely cause of his condition?
a. Thrombosis in the spleen
b. Cirrhosis of the liver
c. Left ventricular failure