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Endocrine Disorders in Critically Ill Patients
Authors: Nakos, Georgios
Karachaliou, Angeliki
Kitsakos, Athanasios
Koulouras, Vasileios
Kostanti, Eleonora
Lachana, Alexandra
Papathanakos, Georgios
Papathanasiou, Athanasios
Stamati, Vasiliki
Tigkas, Stylianos
Tsagkaris, Iraklis
Reviewer: Armaganidis, Apostolos
Subject: MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES, LIFE SCIENCES, BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > HEALTH SCIENCES > MEDICINE > CLINICAL MEDICINE > THERAPEUTICS > CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE
MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES, LIFE SCIENCES, BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > HEALTH SCIENCES > MEDICINE > INTERNAL MEDICINE
Keywords:
Critically Ill
Endocrine Disorders
Pituitary
Thyroid
Adrenals
Glucose
Prolactin
Growth Hormone
Description:
Abstract:
In this chapter, the endocrine disorders that take place during critical illness are described in a systematic way. The pathophysiology of changes relating to the endocrine system is presented, as well as the practical consequences for the diagnosis and therapy of critically ill patients. Topics covered in subchapters: disorders of the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis, hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis, prolactin, somatotropic axis, glucose metabolism.
Table of Contents:
8.1. Introduction
8.2. Disorders of the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis
8.2.1. Pathophysiology
8.2.2. Practical consequences: diagnosis and treatment
8.3. Disorders of the hypothalamic-pituitary- adrenal axis
8.3.1. Pathophysiology
8.3.2. Practical consequences: diagnosis and treatment
8.4. Disorders of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis
8.5. Prolactin disorders
8.6. Somatotropic axis disorders
8.6.1. Pathophysiology
8.6.2. Practical consequences - therapeutic use of GH in critically ill patients
8.7. Hyperglycemia and Criticallly Ill Patients
8.8.Conclusion
Bibliography/References
Evaluation criteria
Linguistic Editors: Koutsouki, Spyridoula
Technical Editors: Giannakeas, Nikolaos
Type: Chapter
Creation Date: 2015
Item Details:
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/gr
Handle http://hdl.handle.net/11419/884
Bibliographic Reference: Nakos, G., Karachaliou, A., Kitsakos, A., Koulouras, V., Kostanti, E., Lachana, A., Papathanakos, G., Papathanasiou, A., Stamati, V., Tigkas, S., & Tsagkaris, I. (2015). Endocrine Disorders in Critically Ill Patients [Chapter]. In Nakos, G., Karachaliou, A., Kitsakos, A., Koulouras, V., Kostanti, E., Lachana, A., Papathanakos, G., Papathanasiou, A., Stamati, V., Tigkas, S., & Tsagkaris, I. 2015. Emergency treatment [Undergraduate textbook]. Kallipos, Open Academic Editions. chapter 31. http://hdl.handle.net/11419/884
Language: Greek
Is Part of: Emergency treatment
Publication Origin: Kallipos, Open Academic Editions