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A patient wants to know what can cause ACTH to be released. How should the nurse respond?

Hypotension
High serum levels of cortisol
Stress
Hypoglycemia

Stress
A patient has researched lipid-soluble hormones on the Internet. Which information indicates the patient has a good understanding? Lipid-soluble hormone receptors cross the plasma membrane by

Endocytosis
Osmosis
Diffusion
Active transport

Active transport
While planning care for a patient with hypothyroidism, which principle should the nurse remember? The basal metabolic rate is unusually _____ with hypothyroidism

Low
High
Variable
Steady