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Book Chapter
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Author, Analytic
Ladenson, P.W.; Boyne, Michael S.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Tropical Medcine Research Institute
Title, Analytic
Endocrine emergencies
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Author, Monographic
Eisele, D.W.; McQuone, S. J.
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Editors
Title, Monographic
Emergencies of the head and neck
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Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Publisher Name
Mosby
Date of Publication
2000
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49-66
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Abstract
Presents condensed descriptions of the most common and severe endocrine and metabolic emergencies. Highlights measures for their prompt diagnosis and immediate management. Details essential tests for biochemical confirmation of these endocrinopathies, but realistically, some of the endocrine emergencies require treatment before definitive laboratory results are available. Consequently, clinical acumen with a high index of suspicion for these disorders is required for early recognition of them, especially as many of their clinical manifestations are nonspecific and relatively common.....
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