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ea0028p158 | Nursing practise | SFEBES2012

Adequacy of documented evidence of education in glucocorticoid deficient patients and subsequent nurse-led initiatives

Andrew Julie , May Sophie , Murray Robert

Background: Acute adrenal insufficiency leads to potentially life threatening crises if increases in steroids are delayed or insufficient. The patient is central to early increases in dosage and informing Healthcare Professionals of their steroid-dependency.Methods: To assess adequacy of information given to cortisol deficient patients we performed an audit of case notes documentation. The audit was performed over four weeks, involving 32 patients from t...