Measures and Regimens for Preventing Drug-Induced Cushing’s Syndrome

Measures and Regimens for Preventing Drug-Induced Cushing’s Syndrome
Cortisol release and its modification by glucocorticoids

When glucocorticoid medication is suddenly withheld, the atrophic cortex is unable to produce sufficient cortisol and a potentially life-threatening cortisol deficiency may develop. Therefore, glucocorticoid therapy should always be tapered off by gradual reduction of the dosage.

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Recognizing and Treating Thyroid Storm

Thyroid storm is an extreme version of hyperthyroidism with a mortality rate that approaches 30%, even with treatment. The recognition and management of thyroid storm can be difficult in the…

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Pitfalls in the Management of Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA)

Pitfalls in the Management of Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA)
Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of diabetic ketoacidosis

Read Also : Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) Algorithm Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a critical metabolic derangement that is commonly precipitated by acute illness (i.e., infection, myocardial infarction, stroke) or medication noncompliance.…

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