Discussion: Common Alterations In Endocrine Function

The scenario:

Your unit has hired a new nurse who has never worked with patients diagnosed with endocrine disorders. As a veteran nurse, you will provide guidance to the new nurse and help her locate the information she needs to properly assess her patients.

Step 2 Select an endocrine disorder other than diabetes mellitus for this discussion and, if necessary, research the clinical manifestations of the disorder.

Step 3 Describe the alterations in endocrine functioning associated with the disorder you have chosen. Be sure to cite all sources used and provide a reference using proper APA formatting.