Adrenal insufficiency in critical illness

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Adrenal insufficiency in critical illnessNEJM V348;8 p727-734 By Evan Chang, MD

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Raff, H. et. al. Ann Intern Med 2003;138:980-991The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal control system

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Raff, H. et. al. Ann Intern Med 2003;138:980-991The cortisol-cortisone shuttle

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Lamberts, S. W.J. et al. N Engl J Med 1997;337:1285-1292Serum Cortisol Concentrations during Surgery and Acute Illness

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Lamberts, S. W.J. et al. N Engl J Med 1997;337:1285-1292

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Cooper, M. S. et al. N Engl J Med 2003;348:727-734Features Suggesting Corticosteroid Insufficiency

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Cooper, M. S. et al. N Engl J Med 2003;348:727-734Investigation of Adrenal Corticosteroid Function in Critically Ill Patients on the Basis of Cortisol Levels and Response to the Corticotropin Stimulation Test

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Cooper, M. S. et al. N Engl J Med 2003;348:727-734Suggested Corticosteroid-Replacement Doses during Intercurrent and Acute Illness in Patients with Proven or Suspected Adrenal Insufficiency, Including Those Receiving Corticosteroid Therapy

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