Endocrine Emergencies

Overview

This lesson provides noted on the role of Emergency Nursesduring Endocrine Emergencies. Endocrine system is “a collection of glands that produce hormones that regulate your body's growth, metabolism, and sexual development and function” (AMA).

Author(s): Danielle DobrotView Details of Author
Year: 2013
Keywords: Endocrine Emergencies, Nursing
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Objectives


Describe the assessment of the endocrine system.
Discuss the neuroendocrinology of stress and critical illness
Apply the above-mentioned knowledge when analyzing a case scenario (paper based and real life scenarios).
List the drugs used in your unit to manage the endocrine emergencies.
Delineate the nursing process in the management of a patient with endocrine emergencies.

Acknowledgment

University of Michigan (UM)

Ghana Emergency Nurses Collaborative Project