Chapter 27. Endocrine Problems and Cardiovascular Critical Care

  1. Mark J. D. Griffiths MRCP, PhD, EDICM, BDICM Consultant,
  2. Jeremy J. Cordingley MRCP, FRCA, EDICM Consultant and
  3. Susanna Price MRCP, PhD, EDICM, FESC Consultant
  1. Phil Marino BSc (Hons), MRCP (UK) Specialist1 and
  2. Susanna Price MRCP, PhD, EDICM, FESC Consultant2

Published Online: 9 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314502.ch27

Cardiovascular Critical Care

Cardiovascular Critical Care

How to Cite

Marino, P. and Price, S. (2010) Endocrine Problems and Cardiovascular Critical Care, in Cardiovascular Critical Care (eds M. J. D. Griffiths, J. J. Cordingley and S. Price), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314502.ch27

Editor Information

  1. Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust London, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Registrar in Respiratory & Intensive Care Medicine, Kingston Hospital, Kingston-upon-Thames, UK

  2. 2

    Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 30 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405148573

Online ISBN: 9781444314502

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Keywords:

  • Non-diabetic patient: stress hyperglycaemia;
  • Adrenal failure and insufficiency;
  • Hypothyroidism and cardiac disease;
  • resuscitation and vasopressors without prior SST;
  • The recent CORTICUS (corticosteroid therapy of septic shock);
  • Hyperglycaemic states;
  • hyperglycaemia (either DKA or HONK);
  • ‘critical illness related corticosteroid insufficiency’ (CIRCI)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Adrenal failure and insufficiency

  • Thyroid dysfunction

  • Conclusion

  • References