NCLEX Review: Addison’s Disease

Addison’s Disease is a rare, chronic endocrine system disorder. The endocrine system is responsible for secreting hormones throughout the body, but when hormone levels are too high or too low, it can lead to various complications. As you prepare to take the NCLEX exam, brush up on your knowledge of Addison’s Disease with us. In this video we will discuss various aspects of the disease you will need to know for the NCLEX test, including: history of the disease, its causes, signs and symptoms, testing and diagnosis, treatment options, what Addisonian crisis is, and nursing care tips.

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by Mometrix Test Preparation | Last Updated: January 12, 2021