[Solved] A 10-Year-Old Client Comes to the Clinic for Routine Follow-Up
A 10-year-old client comes to the clinic for routine follow-up after being placed on amphetamine sulfate (Adderall)two weeks ago for a diagnosis of ADHD.The client weighed 15 pounds over normal for height prior to the start of the Adderall.The mother states concern that the client is no longer snacking in between meals and barely finishes all the food placed on the client's plate.She fears the client will lose too much weight.What would be the most appropriate response? 1)"It is normal for clients to lose weight when taking Adderall." 2)"We will monitor the client's weight every week to make sure that there is not too much weight loss." 3)"The Adderall will help the client to return to normal weight for his height." 4)"Over time, the diminished appetite might be reduced.Begin by offering small, frequent meals, and monitor for excessive weight loss."
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