ADHD in Children: Treatment and Nursing Care

by Cathy Parkes November 12, 2021

A child with ADHD may be treated with CNS stimulants such as amphetamine mixtures or methylphenidate.

A child with ADHD may be treated with CNS stimulants such as amphetamine mixtures or methylphenidate.

Monitor the growth of any child on CNS stimulants, provide medication with or after meals, and educate families to administer these medications in the morning to avoid insomnia.

To learn more about ADHD and ADHD medications, see our full article here!



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