Assessment of adrenocortical function in the critically ill

Cohen, Jeremy and Venkatesh, Balasubramanian (2005) Assessment of adrenocortical function in the critically ill. Clinical Intensive Care, 16 2: 89-95. doi:10.1080/09563070500078319


Author Cohen, Jeremy
Venkatesh, Balasubramanian
Title Assessment of adrenocortical function in the critically ill
Journal name Clinical Intensive Care   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0956-3075
1473-7752
Publication date 2005-06-02
Sub-type Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
DOI 10.1080/09563070500078319
Open Access Status
Volume 16
Issue 2
Start page 89
End page 95
Total pages 7
Place of publication London, England
Publisher Informa Healthcare
Language eng
Subject 110310 Intensive Care
Abstract The assessment of adrenocortical function in the critically ill continues to be a source of controversy. In this review we discuss the physiology of glucocorticoids, and the changes seen in critical illness. The reasons for the differences in establishing diagnostic criteria for adrenal insufficiency in the critically ill are also examined.
Keyword Glucocorticoids
Adrenal function
Critical illness
Q-Index Code C1
Institutional Status Non-UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
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