Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0059n2.3a | Nurse Session 2: Adrenal crisis & steroid education; raising the safety bar | SFEBES2018

Adrenal Crisis-not always the obvious-Case Study 1

Marland Anne

This case study is part of the Nurses session -Adrenal Crisis and steroid education.The incidence of Adrenal Crisis in secondary Adrenal Insufficiency is high and associated with substantial mortality. However the etiology is not always obvious. Advances in comprehensive patient education including self-administration of hydrocortisone is crucial to eliminate death from Adrenal Crisis. Other advances in the United Kingdom have been implemented to assist allied health care prof...

ea0034n2.3 | The journey of endocrine nursing research: from evidence based practice to independent research | SFEBES2014

The role of the endocrine nurse in clinical trials

Marland Anne

The objectives of this talk are to outline how the role of the Endocrine nurse fits into clinical trials. Nurses working in clinical trials usually operate at an advanced level, delivering experience, knowledge and autonomous practice. The Endocrine research nurse is responsible for liaising with and co-ordinating the care of Endocrine patients with complex conditions into research studies. Then organising and synchronising these studies by collaborating with other members of ...

ea0037en2.2 | Professional development, poster presentations and networking | ECE2015

Challenges in diagnosis, treating and managing patients presenting with hyponatraemia, polydipsia and polyuria: implications for nursing practice

Marland Anne , Yeo Philip

Hyponatraemia, defined as a serum sodium concentration <135 nmol/l, is the most common disorder of body fluid and electrolyte balance encountered in clinical practice. Management of patients notoriously remains problematic and is associated with increased mortality, morbidity and length of hospital stay. The aim of this oral presentation will be to highlight and discuss new European guidelines in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with hyponatraemia. We will present p...

ea0028p162 | Nursing practise | SFEBES2012

Audit of initiation and evaluation of growth hormone treatment in adults with growth hormone deficiency

Marland Anne , Soe-Naung Sundee , Grossman Ashley

Aim: Audit was carried out in accordance with trust policy to review all adult patients initiated on Growth Hormone during the period April 2009 to April 2011 and primarly to evaluate efficacy and to ascertain if care is consistent with NICE guidelines.Method: Medical notes of all patients initiated on Growth Hormone during the stated period were retrieved. The cases we're audited against criteria 1, 2, 4, 5 and 6 as specified in NICE guideline TA 64, Ap...

ea0050p312 | Nursing Practice | SFEBES2017

Endocrine clinical nurse specialist nurse led clinics – Legal considerations of practice.

Shepherd Lisa , Marland Anne , Austin Rachel , Turner Helen

Introduction: In 2015, a service evaluation of endocrine clinical nurse specialist (CNS) nurse led clinics (NLC) demonstrated they took on a variety of formats to meet local service and patient population requirements. Continuing professional development (CPD) is a fundamental and legal requirement of nursing practice. However, because of the introduction of NMC revalidation in 2016 and recent medicolegal developments such as confidentiality, duty of can...

ea0050p312 | Nursing Practice | SFEBES2017

Endocrine clinical nurse specialist nurse led clinics – Legal considerations of practice.

Shepherd Lisa , Marland Anne , Austin Rachel , Turner Helen

Introduction: In 2015, a service evaluation of endocrine clinical nurse specialist (CNS) nurse led clinics (NLC) demonstrated they took on a variety of formats to meet local service and patient population requirements. Continuing professional development (CPD) is a fundamental and legal requirement of nursing practice. However, because of the introduction of NMC revalidation in 2016 and recent medicolegal developments such as confidentiality, duty of can...

ea0065p338 | Nursing practice | SFEBES2019

Cortisol alert dog: Improving patient outcomes?

Loo Helen , Marland Anne , Shoosmith Zara , Turner Helen

Introduction/Aim: In AddisonÂ’s disease, patient-self maintenance of adequate cortisol levels is essential. Optimising cortisol control is challenging and well documented. Traditional management aims to ensure adequate daily cortisol levels, management of stressful situations/acute illness, avoiding over replacement. Alert dogs are currently used to support patients with hypoglycaemia unawareness. Recent reported international studies of alert dogs in primary and secondary...

ea0038p176 | Nursing practise | SFEBES2015

Utilisation of nurse led clinics in endocrinology practice

Shepherd Lisa , Marland Anne , Austin Rachel , Turner Helen

Since the introduction of the reduction in hours for junior doctors in 1991, nurse led clinics (NLC) have increasingly become embedded into specialist practice. Whilst some NLC such as Diabetes and Respiratory have been established for many years, in the area of Endocrinology they are a newer evolving concept.Currently there is limited research in this area. An online survey was distributed to 98 nurse members of the Society for Endocrinology. The questi...

ea0050p245 | Neoplasia, Cancer and Late Effects | SFEBES2017

Assessment of protective factors from the development of radiation induced hypopituitarism: A single centre study

Kulendrarajah Bavidra , Marland Anne , Davies Dawn-Marie , Foord Tina , Jafar-Mohammadi Bahram

Pituitary irradiation is a known risk factor for the development of subsequent hormonal dysfunction. However, it has been noted that some patients do not appear to be affected after many years of follow up. The aim of this retrospective study was to identify protective factors from developing radiation induced hypopituitarism (RIH).Methods: This is a single center study of patients attending the late effects of ch...

ea0050p245 | Neoplasia, Cancer and Late Effects | SFEBES2017

Assessment of protective factors from the development of radiation induced hypopituitarism: A single centre study

Kulendrarajah Bavidra , Marland Anne , Davies Dawn-Marie , Foord Tina , Jafar-Mohammadi Bahram

Pituitary irradiation is a known risk factor for the development of subsequent hormonal dysfunction. However, it has been noted that some patients do not appear to be affected after many years of follow up. The aim of this retrospective study was to identify protective factors from developing radiation induced hypopituitarism (RIH).Methods: This is a single center study of patients attending the late effects of ch...