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 

  •  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

  •  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

  •  start the proper treatment before transitioning to a paediatric endocrinologist and diabetologist 


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