Adrenal function in critically ill patients: How to test? When to treat?

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Abstract

Although the true incidence of adrenal insufficiency in critically ill patients is unknown, there is evidence that even partial adrenal insufficiency in such patients is associated with increased mortality. But exactly how should adrenal insufficiency be defined and diagnosed, and who should receive treatment?

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)427-432
Number of pages6
JournalCleveland Clinic journal of medicine
Volume72
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2005
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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