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The thyroid gland uses iodine to produce thyroid hormones that regulate body metabolism. Thyroid agents either replace or remove hormones to prevent deficiency and excess. Thyroid agents include thyroid hormones (T3, T4, TSH)and antithyroid drugs (further classified as thioamides and iodine solution).
Typical growth and development during infancy into childhood and adolescence entails the action of various hormones, determined by an individual child’s genetic make-up and their environment. This 15-item NCLEX style questionnaire will test your understanding regarding the endocrine disorders in Pediatric Nursing.
Pregnancy is both a wonderful and dangerous thing to undergo. Our body sometimes acts in whimsical ways, so as nurses, we should be there to guide and educate our clients accordingly during their journey throughout pregnancy.
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In this guide for nursing theories, we aim to help you understand what comprises a nursing theory and its importance, purpose, history, types or classifications, and give you an overview through summaries of selected nursing theories.