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Raising awareness of polycystic ovary syndrome

05 June 2013

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To identify women’s experience of receiving information about polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), and develop an information booklet. Method Women from Cornwall...

Adrenal insufficiency, steroid sick day rules and the paediatric endocrine nurse

07 March 2018

Nursing Children and Young People

Evidence & practice

Clinical governance processes are important for improving patient care. Patients with adrenal insufficiency are at significant risk if they have an adrenal crisis...

An overview of the nursing issues involved in caring for a child with adrenal insufficiency

11 September 2015

Nursing Children and Young People


Adrenal insufficiency is an endocrine condition defined as the inadequate production or action of glucocorticoids, principally a steroid hormone called cortisol....