7 Multiple choice questions
- Secondary Hyperthyroidism
- Primary Hyperthyroidism
- Reduces the vasc. of the Thyroid Gland to <the risk of bleeding during surgery.
- (Fight/Flight responses) Tachycardia, palpitations, increased CO, restlessness, hyperactive reflexes, tremors, nervousness.
7 True/False questions
If TSH is high in Hyperthyroidism it is because of this gland: → High
After Thyroid surgery the Pt will prob. require taking this med: → Levothyroxine/Synthroid (a Thyroid replacement hormone).
Prior to Thyroid surgery, this is given to calm the Thyroid gland: → Anti-Thyroid meds.
This occurs when the Hypothalamus secretes too much TRH: → Tertiarty Hyperthyroidism
Are TSH levels high or low in Primary Hyperthyroidism? → Low
These are all causes of Tertiary Hyperthyroidism: → (Fight/Flight responses) Tachycardia, palpitations, increased CO, restlessness, hyperactive reflexes, tremors, nervousness.
These are s/s of Hyperthyroidism: → Thyroid Nodules (Multi-nodular Goiter, Toxic Adenoma), Thyroiditis, Thyroid Tumor, too much TH to trt Hypothyroidism, radiation exposure.