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Guidelines for Adrenal Supplementation Therapy in Patients with Adrenal Insufficiency

Purpose:

To determine the corticosteroid supplementation required by a patient with adrenal insufficiency based on the magnitude of clinical stressors.

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Clinical Laboratory
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

dosage calculations

ICD-10:

E27.4

Description:

A patient with adrenal insufficiency may require supplement corticosteroid therapy during times of stress. Coursin and Wood compiled a list of recommended corticosteroid dosages based on the magnitude of the clinical stressor. The authors are from the University of Wisconsin in Madison.

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