Endocrine Disorders Assignment | Homework for You
Compare and contrast the care of a client with hyperthyroidism (Grave’s disease). Ember is an 11-year-old girl who recently developed restlessness and tremors after a viral illness. Anna is a 31-year-old woman who reports weight loss, restlessness, and increased perspiration. Karen is a 67-year-old woman with recent visual changes, new-onset atrial fibrillation, and weakness. Please include assessments (including diagnostic testing), care measures (including medications), and teaching needed for each client.
Burchum, J. R., & Rosenthal, L.D. (2019). Lehne’s pharmacology for nursing care (10th ed.). Elsevier.
Chapter 58: Drugs for Thyroid Disorders (pp. 711-722)
Chapter 59: Drugs for Hypothalamic and Pituitary Function (pp. 723-731)
Chapter 60: Drugs for Disorders of the Adrenal Cortex (pp. 732-738)
Hinkle, J., & Cheever, K. (2018). Brunner and Suddarth’s textbook of medical-surgical nursing (14th ed.). Wolters Kluwer.
Chapter 52: Assessment and Management of Patients With Endocrine Disorders (pp. 1502-1543)