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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...