CURB-65 Score

Community-acquired pneumonia Severity can be assessed by using the CURB-65 score (1 point for each): Confusion Urea >7mmol/L Respiratory rate ≥ 30/min BP < 90 systolic and/or 60mmHg diastolic Age ≥ 65 Score: 0-1...

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Cushing’s Syndrome

Glucocorticoid excess The term Cushing’s syndrome is used to describe state of excess free circulating glucocorticoid. Spontaneous forms of the syndrome are very rare – it generally occurs as a result of administered ACTH...

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