By Steven Jon Russell, Karen Klahr Miller (auth.), Terry F. Davies (eds.)
Written situations supply a considerate evaluation of recent administration and contemplation of the literature, even more so than even a case presentation with out the sufferer. accordingly, in recent times the written or ready case has develop into the fitting discussion board for demonstrating how you can deal with a scientific challenge to the best advantage of the sufferer. In A Case-Based advisor to scientific Endocrinology, distinct clinicians offer stimulating guideline and insights right into a big range of endocrine matters, educating readers glossy administration of the stipulations defined and supplying specified access into the literature. Importantly, the various very important parts within the present curriculum for medical endocrine education as prompt by means of the organization of application administrators in medical Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism are lined during this textual content. to enhance studying and retention of data, each one writer has additionally supplied a number of selection questions following the case reviews. scholars, citizens, fellows, and practitioners will locate those examples to be a good strategy to evaluate their figuring out and raise their abilities and talents in sufferer research and administration.
In all, A Case-Based advisor to medical Endocrinology deals a entire quantity of concise case-studies that would turn out to be of vital significance to all clinicians training during this box.
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Normal ACTH-secreting cells decrease ACTH release following low doses of dexamethasone as a result of glucocorticoid negative feedback. In contrast, ACTH-secreting neoplasms do not fully suppress ACTH in response to low-dose dexamethasone, resulting in persistent elevations of cortisol. Two forms of the test have been used: a 2-day low-dose dexamethasone suppression test with collection of urine steroids, or an overnight 1-mg dexamethasone suppression test. The former study has been essentially abandoned due to its cumbersomeness.
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