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Practical Endocrinology and Diabetes in Children, 3rd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-4051-9634-5
272 pages
April 2011, Wiley-Blackwell
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Practical Endocrinology and Diabetes in Children is the ideal bench-side companion for the practising paediatrician and endocrinologist, bridging the gap between large reference books and short reviews of aspects of endocrinology.

This third edition contains a variety of new features such as key web links, guidelines, case studies illustrating diagnostic difficulties which will help all those studying for postgraduate examinations such as the MRCPCH.

The book provides a highly clinical, concise and up-to-date account of paediatric endocrinology and diabetes in a clear and user friendly format. There are sections on how to deal with emergencies, as well as information on potential pitfalls, controversial areas and future developments.

Practical Endocrinology and Diabetes in Children is an essential guide for trainee paediatricians, paediatric endocrinologists and diabetologists as well as diabetes and endocrinology nurse specialists.

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Preface.

Acknowledgements.

Abbreviations.

1 Diabetes Mellitus.

2 Hypoglycaemia.

3 Short Stature.

4 Tall Stature.

5 Puberty.

6 Thyroid Disorders.

7 Disorders of Sex Development and Common Genital Anomalies.

8; Adrenal disorders.

9 Salt and water balance.

10 Calcium and bone.

11 Obesity.

12 Endocrine effects of cancer treatment.

Appendix 1 Growth and BMI charts.

Appendix 2 CAH therapy card.

Index.

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Joseph E. Raine, MD, FRCPCH, DCH, Consultant Paediatrician, Whittington Hospital, London, UK

Malcolm D. C. Donaldson, MD, FRCP, DCH, Senior Lecturer in Child Health and Honorary Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow, UK

John W. Gregory, MBChB, MD, FRCP, DCH, FRCPCH, Professor of Paediatric Endocrinology, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK

Guy Van Vliet, Professor of Paediatrics and Chief of Endocrinology, Sainte-Justine Hospital, Montreal, Canada

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“This book is a useful introduction to basic diabetes and endocrinology in children … The text is a good introduction for nurses in this area of practice.”  (Nursing Children and Young People, 1July 2012)

"Usability: This hardcover book is very user friendly and provides practical information in a succinct manner ... Reviewer's Summary: This book is a concise and practical guide to the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric diabetes and endocrine conditions.  It would be very useful for any clinician who encounters pediatric patients with these conditions." (The Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 1 November 2011)

 

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