Supplemental glucocorticoid therapy.

  title={Supplemental glucocorticoid therapy.},
  author={Katherine D Mieure and Kelly M. Smith and P. Shane Winstead},
  volume={30 2},
Supplemental glucocorticoid therapy is a topic widely debated in the medical field. Patients present with various signs, symptoms and etiologies making diagnosis of the condition elusive. There is wide inter-patient variability in cortisol response during stress so defining normal response concentrations of cortisol is difficult. Deficiency of cortisol in acutely ill patients increases the potential of morbidity and mortality. Despite the conflicting evidence, if cortisol deficiency is… CONTINUE READING

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