Ladenson, P.W.; Boyne, Michael S.
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Tropical Medcine Research Institute
Eisele, D.W.; McQuone, S. J.
Emergencies of the head and neck
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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.....