Spot the Early Signs of Hormonal Insufficiency Resulting in Life-threatening Conditions in Children

Language: English● Duration: 60 minutes Topic: Pediatric Endocrinoogy


Speaker: JERZY STARZYK, Head of Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology Department, Institute of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Medical College, Jagiellonian University, Poland

  Learning Objectives: (1) Realise that seizures, crisis, shock and coma in children of different ages result frequently from hormonal deficiencies and lead to death if not diagnosed or properly treated (2) consider that most of these conditions may be easily diagnosed on the basis of very simple and commonly accessible assessments of serum glucose and electrolytes concentration (3) start the proper treatment before transitioning to a paediatric endocrinologist and diabetologist  


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