Chapter 02: Human Reproductive Anatomy and Physiology MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. A 14-year-old boy is at the pediatric clinic for a checkup. What physical changes of puberty will the nurse indicate are related to the production of testosterone? a. Stimulation of production of white cells and platelets b. Promotion of growth of small bones c. Increase in muscle mass and strength d. Decrease in production of sebaceous gland secretions ANS: C Testosterone increases muscle mass, promotes strength and growth of long bones, and enhances production of red blood cells. DIF: Cognitive Level: Knowledge REF: Page 22 TOP: Male Reproductive System KEY: Nursing Process Step: Data Collection MSC: NCLEX: Health Promotion and Maintenance: Growth and Development 2. The nurse is educating high school students about puberty. What will the nurse indicate regulates the production of sperm and secretion hormones? a. Testes b. Vas deferens c. Ejaculatory ducts d. Prostate gland ANS: A The testes have two functions: manufacture of spermatozoa and secretion of androgens. DIF: Cognitive Level: Knowledge REF: PageN2U3RSINGTB.COM TOP: Male Reproductive System KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Health Promotion and Maintenance: Growth and Development 3. The nurse is speaking with a couple trying to conceive a child. What will the nurse remind the couple is a factor that can decrease sperm production? a. Infrequent sexual intercourse b. The man not being circumcised c. The penis and testes being small d. The testes being too warm ANS: D The scrotum is suspended away from the perineum to lower the temperature of the testes for sperm production. DIF: Cognitive Level: Comprehension REF: Page 24 TOP: Male Reproductive System KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Physiological Integrity: Reduction of Risk 4. When describing the female reproductive tract to a pregnant woman, the nurse would explain that which uterine layer is involved in implantation? a. Perimetrium b. Endometrium c. Myometrium d. Internal os ANS: B The endometrium is the inner mucosal layer of the uterus that is governed by cyclical hormonal changes. It is functional during menstruation and during the implantation of a fertilized ovum. DIF: Cognitive Level: Knowledge REF: Page 23read more
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