CAH


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CAH

Abbreviation for:
carbonic anhydrase
care at home
chronic active hepatitis
chronic alveolar hypoventilation
chronic autoimmune hepatitis
command auditory hallucination
congenital adrenal hyperplasia, see there
critical access hospital

CAH

 Congenital adrenal hyperplasia, see there.
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Actual patients with CAH find themselves frustrated at seeing their own condition so poorly misrepresented.
Although this statutory process gives a CAH an opportunity to examine a potential new facility and then to comment upon it, several questions remain:
This observation is in line with that reprted by Janzen et al (12) who found that none of the cases with CAH had a (21-S+17-OHP)/F ratio <1.
In the present study CAH was the most common cause of ambiguous genitalia (58%, 174/300), followed by androgen insensitivity/5[alpha]-reductase deficiency (27%, n=81) and testosterone synthesis defect the least one (10%, n=30).14,15
Swing beds are common in rural hospitals with a CAH status.
This increased ACTH induces overgrowth (hyperplasia) and overactivity of steroid producing cells in adrenal cortex.6,7 Cortisol deficiency in CAH is usually partial and not a very serious problem for these patients.
Most RNs returning to school need to continue to work while they advance their education, placing an even greater demand on CAH NEs as they look for ways to support an RN's ability to attend class while also ensuring the hospital is adequately staffed (Kovner et al., 2012).
Retrospective evaluation of the prevalence, clinical presentation and biochemical profiles of CAH caused by 21-OH deficiency in children attending a tertiary hospital in Durban, SA.
Among the various aberrant ventilatory patterns, CAH is the pattern that allows for the most accurate localization of the lesion, typically in the lower brainstem involving the lateral medulla.
What is the significance of occult malignancy with CAH?
(4) The feared complication of CAH is adrenal crisis; a life threatening reaction to low cortisol characterized by hypoglycemia, hyponatremia and hypovolemic shock.
CAH also is a life-threatening condition for all who are affected.