Tropic Hormones -activate other endocrine glands GH -stimulates growth of bones and muscles PRL -stimulates milk production
Name the 8 major endocrine glands?
Name the 6 major hormones produced by the pituitary gland?
What hormones are produced and released by the thyroid?
What role does the pituitary play in metabolism?.
What stimulates the adrenal cortex?
Name the two major hormones secreted by the adrenal medula and their functions?
What does cortisol do and how?
Name 3 types of cells in the pancreas/where are they located?
What does each cell type secrete and what is the purpose?
What assessment findings are common in anterior hypopituitarism?
Anterior hyperpituitarism often results in altered ACTH or GH secretion; what assessment findings will you see with hyper secretion of these hormones?
What hormone is undersecreted with Diabetes Insipidus? What gland is affected?
Why does diabetes insipidus result in excess urine production?
SIADH and diabetes insipidus are the result of a malfunction of what endocrine gland?
Name 2 immediate interventions for a client experiencing thyroid storm?
Why should you NEVER admin aspirin to a client in thyroid storm?
What will be the effect of Ca levels with hypothyroidism?
What are the common assessment finding with hypothyroidism?
What assessment findings would you see with myxedema coma?
Name the 3 types of corticosteroids?
What will be the effect on serum Ca levels in hyperparathyroid?
What are common assessment findings of hyperparathyroidism?
What is a KEY sign of hypoparathyroidism and why?
What are the classic signs of adrenal hyperfunction?
What is the cause of hyperglycemia in adrenal hyperfunction?
Name the symptoms of Addisons disease?
What are the clinical manifestations of hyperthyroidism (Graves)?
Gland: Adrenal cortex
Gland: Adrennal medulla