Management of neonatal endocrinopathies--best practice guidelines

Early Hum Dev. 2007 Sep;83(9):553-61. doi: 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2007.05.001. Epub 2007 Aug 20.

Abstract

Neonatal emergencies are uncommon, but may lead to significant morbidity and mortality if not recognised and managed promptly. Disorders of sex development, hypoglycaemia, thyrotoxicosis and calcium balance are discussed, with emphasis on the clinical assessment, investigations and management of these disorders in the acute setting.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders / congenital
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders / therapy
  • Emergency Treatment / methods*
  • Endocrine Glands / abnormalities*
  • Endocrine System Diseases / congenital*
  • Endocrine System Diseases / therapy*
  • Female
  • Gonadal Disorders / congenital
  • Gonadal Disorders / therapy
  • Humans
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Infant, Newborn, Diseases*
  • Male
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • Professional Practice / standards*
  • Thyroid Diseases / congenital
  • Thyroid Diseases / therapy