Table of Contents

Front Matter.
The relevance of molecular biology to clinical practice.
Hormones : their nature, action, and measurement.
The hypothalamo-pituitary axis.
Endocrine problems of infancy.
The management of growth disorders.
The management of puberty disorders.
The thyroid gland.
The adrenal gland.
Disorders of calcium and bone metabolism.
Water balance.
Hypoglycemia.
Obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Type 1 diabetes mellitus.
Endocrine neoplasia.
Tests and normal values in pediatric endocrinology.
Appendix 1. Syndrome-Specific Growth Charts.
Appendix 2. Normal Values - Index. This revised edition of Charles Brook's 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.
This revised edition of Charles Brook's 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.
Brook, C. G. D;Dattani, Mehul T
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Wiley-Blackwell
2012
2nd ed.
9781119968122
9780470657881
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