A child with growth hormone (GH) deficiency is receiving GH therapy. The best time for the GH to be administered is:
On arising in the morning.
What is the priority nursing goal for a 14-year-old with Graves’ disease?
Verbalizing the importance of adherence to the medication regimen.
Developing alternative educational goals.
Allowing the adolescent to make decisions about whether or not to take medication.
A child will start treatment for precocious puberty. This involves injections of synthetic:
Luteinizing hormone–releasing hormone.
Diabetes insipidus is a disorder of the:
The nurse is caring for a child with suspected diabetes insipidus. Which clinical manifestation would she or he expect to observe?
Polyuria and polydipsia
Nausea and vomiting
An adolescent is being seen in the clinic for evaluation of acromegaly. The nurse understands that which occurs with acromegaly?
There is excess GH after closure of the epiphyseal plates.
There is an excess of GH before the closure of the epiphyseal plates.
There is a lack of growth hormone (GH) being produced.
There is a lack of thyroid hormone being produced.
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