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Ambulance crews & paramedics


  • The paramedic first responder and ambulance personnel play a vital role in ensuring any Addison's patient at risk of adrenal crisis is assessed quickly and treated immediately in order to avoid potentially life-changing or fatal outcomes. On this page, paramedics will find a collection of our resources which may be of use to them in identifying and treating adrenal crises.

GP diagnosis and care guidelines


Emergency guidelines for GPs and paramedics


Educational resources for use with patients


Ambulance information and case studies


Open access articles relevant for both endocrine specialists and non-specialist medical professionals, responsible for managing steroid-dependent patients include:

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The Addison’s Disease Self-Help Group is the support group for people with Addison’s disease or adrenal insufficiency and their families in the UK and Ireland.The group was formed in 1984 and is a UK registered charity no. 1179825.

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