Handbook of Clinical Pediatric Endocrinology

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-04-23
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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This revised edition of Charles Brooks Handbook of Clinical Pediatric Endocrinology provides endocrinologists and pediatricians in training with a fully up-to-date clinical guide presenting evidence-based practice in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of pediatric endocrine disorders. New chapters include "Endocrine complications of chronic disease" and "Endocrine neoplasia." In addition, the chapter structure has been revamped for easier access and now includes: a key points overview, multiple-choice questions for self-assessment, common errors/pitffalls (in treatment, diagnosis, etc.) boxes, a key weblinks box, a table comparing different society guidelines, diagnostic decision trees, therapeutics decision trees, and a summary.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. vii
List of Abbreviationsp. ix
The Relevance of Molecular Biology to Clinical Practicep. 1
Hormones: their Nature, Action and Measurementp. 15
The Hypothalamo-Pituitary Axisp. 31
Endocrine Problems of Infancyp. 48
The Management of Growth Disordersp. 70
The Management of Puberty Disordersp. 99
The Thyroid Glandp. 129
The Adrenal Glandp. 151
Disorders of Calcium and Bone Metabolismp. 175
Water Balancep. 210
Hypoglycemiap. 230
Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitusp. 248
Type 1 Diabetes Mellitusp. 267
Endocrine Neoplasiap. 296
Tests and Normal Values in Pediatric Endocrinologyp. 309
Syndrome-Specific Growth Chartsp. 325
Normal Valuesp. 337
Indexp. 343
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