In this issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics, guest editors Drs. George Willis and Bennett A. Myers bring their considerable expertise to the topic of Endocrine and Metabolic Emergencies. Endocrine and metabolic emergencies, both those that are commonly encountered in day-to-day emergency medicine and those that are rarely seen, can result in serious complications that can be life-threatening if not recognized, diagnosed, and appropriately managed. In this issue, top experts in the field cover key topics such as diabetic ketoacidosis; hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state; disorders of sodium and potassium; hypoglycemia; and more.
Contains 14 relevant, practice-oriented topics including the changing face of diabetes; adrenal emergencies; alcoholic metabolic disease; neonatal endocrine diseases; disorders of calcium and magnesium; metabolic acid-base disorders; and more.
Provides in-depth clinical reviews on endocrine and metabolic emergencies, offering actionable insights for clinical practice.
Presents the latest information on this timely, focused topic under the leadership of experienced editors in the field. Authors synthesize and distill the latest research and practice guidelines to create clinically significant, topic-based reviews.
Edited by George C Willis, MD, FAAEM, FACEP, Director of Undergraduate Medical Education, Department of Emergency Medicine University of Maryland School of Medicine and Bennett A. Myers, MD, FAAEM, FACEP, Assistant Professor, Associate Residency Program Director, University of Maryland Department of Emergency Medicine