Addison's disease

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7054.426c (Published 17 August 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:426

Secondary adrenal failure in critically ill patients is underrecognised

  1. C Granger
  1. Senior registrar Department of Anaesthesia, Blackpool Victoria Hospital, Blackpool FY3 8NR

    EDITOR,—C M Brosnan and N F C Gowing's lesson of the week is a succinct reminder of the diverse presentation of primary adrenal failure and emphasises the risk of shock that is unresponsive to inotropes in these patients.1 There …

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