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ea0029en1.2 | (1) | ICEECE2012

The role of the endocrine nurse in puberty induction

Keil Meg

The adolescent/young adult who requires pubertal induction presents unique challenges to the health care team. Nurses serve as a key resource for patients and their families during the process of pubertal induction. Health promotion is the keystone of nursing practice and a developmental model is an appropriate framework to tailor nursing assessment and intervention to the adolescent/young adult’s developmental level. The nurse’s role in health promotion during puber...