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ea0086p13 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular | SFEBES2022

Counselling for adrenal insufficiency for patients on long term steroids amongst physicians and patients

Marie Hannon Anne , Rose Frances , Singh Andev Rajinder , Loo Helen , Marland Ann , Pal Aparna

Patients with adrenal insufficiency (AI) should be informed about ‘sick day rules’ and risk of a life-threatening adrenal crisis if corticosteroids are abruptly stopped or if the steroid dose is inadequate.Aims and Methods: To assess current practice with regard to steroid advice given across medical specialties at Oxford University Hospital Trust. To assess patient knowledge both in a specialist Endocrine department and in a medical specialty ...