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Clinical Guidelines

Guidance for clinicians treating specific endocrine conditions and for front-line professionals managing emergency situations.

Emergency Guidance

 

  

July 2018

Endocrine Emergency Guidance for the acute management of the endocrine complications of checkpoint inhibitor therapy This is is the first specialty-specific guidance with endocrinology, oncology and acute medicine input. The guidance offers algorithms for management: endocrine assessment and management of patients in the first 24 hours who present life-threateningly unwell, and the appropriate management of mild-moderately unwell patients presenting with features compatible with an endocrinopathy.

August 2016

Adrenal crisis information page and steroid emergency card

This page provides further information for medical professionals and links to mobile friendly/printable translations of the steroid emergency card for patients who are travelling overseas.


September 2016

Adrenal insufficiency (Adrenal Crisis)
Emergency Management of Acute Adrenal Insufficiency (Adrenal Crisis) in Adult Patients

Guidance during the initial phase of assessment and management of acute adrenal insufficiency (adrenal crisis) in adult patients.

 

 


September 2016

Hyponatraemia
Emergency Management of Severe Symptomatic Hyponatraemia in Adult Patients

Guidance during the initial phase of assessment and management of severe symptomatic hyponatraemia in adult patients.

 

 


September 2016

Apoplexy
Emergency Management of Pituitary Apoplexy in Adult Patients

Guidance during the initial phase of assessment and management of pituitary apoplexy in adult patients.

 


September 2016

Hypocalcaemia
Emergency Management of Acute Hypocalcaemia in Adult Patients

Guidance during the initial phase of assessment and management of acute hypocalcaemia in adult patients.

 


September 2016

Hypercalcaemia
Emergency Management of Acute hypercalcaemia in Adult Patients

Guidance during the initial phase of assessment and management of acute hypercalcaemia in adult patients.

 


 

Clinical guidance

July 2018

Endocrine Guidance for inpatient management of cranial diabetes insipidus (CDI)

These guidelines recommend treatment pathways for patients with known CDI admitted to hospital, to ensure the safe management of patients with CDI.

September 2017

Clinical practice guidelines for the care of girls and women with Turner syndrome

International guideline that incorporates the most up-to-date knowledge on diagnosis, treatment and patient impact of Turner syndrome. The guidelines project was initiated by the European Society of Endocrinology and the Pediatric Endocrine Society, in collaboration with the the Society for Endocrinology, the European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology, the Endocrine Society, the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology, the American Heart Association, and the European Society of Cardiology.

August 2015 (reviewed no changes 2018)

Disorder of Sex Development
Society for Endocrinology revised UK guidance on the initial evaluation of an infant or an adolescent with a suspected disorder of sex development

These Guidelines on a suspected disorder of sex development were produced by the Society for Endocrinology in July 2011, reviewed in 2015 and published in Clinical Endocrinology. The revised guidelines are endorsed by the British Society for Paediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes, the Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome Support Group, the Association for Clinical Biochemistry, the British Society for Paediatric & Adolescent Gynaecology, the British Society of Paediatric Radiology, the CAH Support Group, CLIMB - the National Information Centre for Metabolic Diseases and the Royal College of Nursing, British Association of Paediatric Urologists, British Society for Genetic Medicine and Clinical Genetics Society

January 2011
(reviewed no changes 2017)

Apoplexy
Society for Endocrinology UK Guidelines for the Management of Pituitary Apoplexy

These Guidelines for the Management of Pituitary Apoplexy were produced by the Society for Endocrinology, published in Clinical Endocrinology and endorsed by the Royal College of Physicians and The Pituitary Foundation.

December 2010 (under review)

Androgens (female)
UK Guidelines Androgens Female

These guidelines on the role of androgens in the management of sexual problems in women were produced by the British Society for Sexual Medicine in association with the Society for Endocrinology and others

December 2010 (under review)

Androgens (male)
UK Guidelines Androgens Male

These guidelines on the role of androgens in the management of sexual problems in men were produced by the British Society for Sexual Medicine in association with the Society for Endocrinology and others

 

 

Guidelines in Development

Late Endocrine Effects of Cancer Therapy

Management of Adults with Congential Adrenal Hyperplasia