Acute Adrenal Insufficiency

Lynn Loriaux

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


This chapter defines the criteria for the diagnosis and treatment of adrenal insufficiency. Pitfalls in the diagnosis process are discussed, and the standards of practice are outlined.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationContemporary Endocrinology
PublisherHumana Press Inc.
Number of pages8
StatePublished - 2021

Publication series

NameContemporary Endocrinology
ISSN (Print)2523-3785
ISSN (Electronic)2523-3793


  • Adrenal insufficiency
  • Glucocorticoid therapy
  • Plasma cortisol
  • Relative adrenal insufficiency
  • Stimulation test

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Endocrinology


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