Low Testosterone

Todd M. Tartavoulle, MN, RN; Demetrius J. Porche, DNS, PhD


Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 2012;8(10):778-786. 

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Low T levels effect multiple organs and physiological processes. Timely and accurate diagnosis and treatment of low T levels can improve men's overall health. Nurse practitioners should engage in the clinical management of male patients with hypogonadism or low T levels in accordance with their appropriate state regulations and current evidence-based guidelines regarding the prescribing of controlled substances such as testosterone.