Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0028p228 | Obesity, diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | SFEBES2012

Lithium induced diabetes insipidus presenting with a hyperosmolar hyperglycaemic state triggered by H1N1 influenza

Venkataraman Hema , Shah Pooja , Merza Zayd

A 69 year old lady with a known history of bipolar disorder presented with confusion, falls, cough and pyrexia. Initial blood test revealed a sodium of 153 mmol/l, potassium 4.7 mmol/l, urea 13.1 mmol/l and creatinine 230 ╬╝mol/litre, PH 7.35 and bicarbonate 23. A repeat test few hours later revealed a sodium of 164 mmol/l, serum osmolality 349 mosm/kg and blood glucose 30.3 mmol/l. Urine ketones negative. Her 24 hours urine output went up to 9000 ml and her sodium to 175 ...

ea0077p211 | Neuroendocrinology and Pituitary | SFEBES2021

Digital transformation of a hyponatraemia toolkit: impact on clinical practice

Zeeshan Amna , Devendra Senan , O’Dowd Christina , Shah Pooja , Goodka Roshni , Devendra Ruben , Obaidee Sayed , Patel Bharat

Hyponatraemia is associated with an increased morbidity and mortality. Despite having a hyponatraemia algorithm (pdf format) on our hospital intranet, it was rarely accessed and a wide variation in care was noticed. A novel digital hyponatraemia diagnostic toolkit (hyponatraemia.wordpress.com) for Foundation doctors (FDs) was introduced to assess our aims if it: A) increases the awareness of FDs to start investigating when serum Sodium is <130 mmol/l B) increases FD...