The crucial clinical importance of the Dysox Model of Adrenal Dysfunction is that it requires an unfaltering focus of all relevant issues of oxygen homeostasis regardless of the patient's adrenal status on the Cushinoid-Addisonian
spectrum--in the early Cushinoid overactivity phase, in the eventual Addisonian
failure, or in the intervening states of overactivity or depletion.
This may precipitate Addisonian
crisis through two mechanisms.
patients are unusually sensitive to the mood-elevating effects of steroids.
Second, Franklin adapts the Addisonian
model of urbane wit to the vernacular voice of an uneducated, middle-class widow.
Signs and symptoms of addisonian
crisis are weakness, dizziness, orthostatic hypotension, abdominal pain and cramping, and sodium and water retention.
Belonging to the same tradition as the celestial voyage poems discussed earlier, Barbauld incorporates the Addisonian
One may even go so far as to apply Johnson's criticism of Virgil to himself and claim that Johnson's judgment is "overborn by his avarice" of the Addisonian
crisis precipitated by thyroxine therapy: a complication of type 2 autoimmune polyglandular syndrome.
Robbie Powell's tragic case leaves us in no doubt that we need to raise awareness of Addison's, that we need our doctors to know how to recognise, treat and manage the condition and that we must work to ensure that no other Addisonian
child ever dies in the same needless way as Robbie Powell.
The effect of approaching the birth of political economy through the alternative paradigms of civic humanism, Addisonian
morality and natural jurisprudence is that it appears to have far more to do with morality than with science.