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19th European Congress of Endocrinology

Lisbon, Portugal
20 May 2017 - 23 May 2017

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Guided Posters

Endocrine Nursing

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Impact of the socio-economic level on the management in type 2 diabetes

Kolsi Boulbaba , Elleuch Mouna , Abdallah Rihab Ben , Kacem Feten Haj , Mnif Fatma , Abid Mohamed

Diabetes is a chronic disease whose associated comorbidities are largely influenced not only by pathology but also by socio-economic conditions. The aim of this study is to investigate the influence of social conditions on the evolution of diabetes. A retrospective, comparative study of 111 patients with type 2 diabetes Follow-up in the Endocrinology-Diabetology department in hospital Hedi Chaker of Sfax. Patients were divided into two groups with unfavorable (G1) and good (G2...

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Outcomes of a nurse-led thyroid clinic at a tertiary-care endocrine centre

Fazal-Sanderson Violet , Karavitaki Niki , Grossman Ashley , Kalhan Atul

Introduction: A Nurse-led Thyroid Clinic (NLTC) in a tertiary-care Endocrinology centre (EC) in Oxford was set up in 2005. The patients were managed by an Endocrine Advanced Nurse Practitioner.Aims: To evaluate standard of clinical care (SOCC) quality of service provision (QOSP) and cost effectiveness (CE) of the NLTC.Methods: Three aspects of service were assessed:a) SOCC: ...

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Education, patient empowerment and admission avoidance

Hawkins Anna , Casey Edel , Nikookam Khash

It is paramount to educate our patients, thereby empowering them to manage their chronic conditions. This is an evidence based fact. As healthcare professionals our challenge is to provide and ensure patients have been well informed in order to understand and manage their condition successfully on a daily basis.In today’s healthcare service patient education has become a casualty of the reduced resources; there are ever increasing restrictions on bo...

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Recovery of the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis after transsphenoidal surgery for pituitary adenomas

van Eck J P , Neggers S J C M M , Janssen J A M J L , de Rijke Y B , Dallenga A H G , Nagtegaal A P , van der Lely A J , Feelders R A

Purpose: Hypopituitarism is frequently associated with lifelong replacement therapy. However, it has been suggested that recovery from hypopituitarism after transsphenoidal surgery (TSS) for pituitary adenomas may occur during follow up. The aim of this study was to assess the frequency of hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis recovery after TSS in patients with non-functioning pituitary adenomas and acromegaly.Methods: Over the 3-year observational ...

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The Swedish Pituitary Register Nursing Group (SPRNG) Projects and Experiences

Forsgren Maria , Alkebro Caroline , Lindgren Margareta , Wik Helena , Warn Maria , Dahlgren Christina

Background: The Swedish Pituitary Register (SPR) is a national quality register founded in 1991 by the Swedish Pituitary Group and it provides important data in the continuous quality assessment and improvement work within the Swedish health care system.The Swedish Pituitary Register Nursing Group (SPRNG) was formed by nurses at the University Hospitals, working with the register, in 2011.Purpose: To increase the coverage rate and ...