Clinical features and practice patterns of treatment for adrenal crisis: a nationwide cross-sectional study in Japan.

@article{Ono2017ClinicalFA,
  title={Clinical features and practice patterns of treatment for adrenal crisis: a nationwide cross-sectional study in Japan.},
  author={Yosuke Ono and Sachiko Ono and Hideo Yasunaga and Hiroki Matsui and Kiyohide Fushimi and Yuji Tanaka},
  journal={European journal of endocrinology},
  year={2017},
  volume={176 3},
  pages={329-337}
}
CONTEXT Adrenal crisis is an endocrine emergency that requires prompt diagnosis and treatment. However, the clinical features and practice patterns of treatment for adrenal crisis are not completely understood. OBJECTIVE To investigate patient characteristics, comorbidities and treatments of adrenal crisis. METHODS We conducted a cross-sectional study of patients who received intravenous glucocorticoids for adrenal crisis at admission from 1 July 2007 to 31 March 2014, using a national… CONTINUE READING