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Practical Endocrinology and Diabetes in Children, 2nd Edition

Practical Endocrinology and Diabetes in Children, 2nd Edition

Joseph E. Raine, Malcolm D. C. Donaldson, John W. Gregory, Martin O. Savage, Raymond L. Hintz

ISBN: 978-0-470-99485-6

Nov 2007

256 pages

Description

The practical manual for pediatricians and endocrinologists

Practical Endocrinology and Diabetes in Children, Second Edition, continues to provide a very practical overview of managing endocrine problems in children. Coverage of each disorder reflects its clinical importance. The material is organized in such a way that it can be referred to at a moment's notice. Helpful overviews of epidemiology, pathophysiology, investigations, differential diagnoses and psychosocial issues support the advice on management principles.

New features of this Second Edition include:


  • Completely revised first chapter on diabetes
  • Additional growth charts added to the appendix
  • New Editor, Raymond L. Hintz, MD, Stanford University Medical Center, joins the team and brings a North American perspective to the text
  • New section added to each chapter entitled ‘Potential pitfalls’ to help you avoid common problems
Preface to the Second Edition.

Preface to the First Edition.

Acknowledgements.

Fpreword to the First Edition.

1 Diabetes Mellitus.

2 Hypoglycaemia.

3 Short stature.

4 Tall stature.

5 Puberty.

6 Thyroid disorders.

7 Intersex and other disorders of sexual differentiation.

8 Adrenal disorders.

9 Salt and water balance.

10 Calcium and bone.

11 Obesity.

12 Endocrine effects of cancer treatment.

Appendix 1: Uinted Kingdom and North American patient support groups.

Appendix 2: Growth and BMI charts.

Appendix 3: CAH therapy card.

Index

""A clearly written, very didactic and concise overview, useful to practitioners, students and trainees in pediatrics."" Paediatric Endocrinology Reviews<!--end-->
The practical manual for pediatricians and endocrinologists



  • Completely revised first chapter on diabetes
  • Additional growth charts added to the appendix
  • New Editor, Raymond L. Hintz, MD, Stanford University Medical Center, joins the team and brings a North American perspective to the text
  • New section added to each chapter entitled ‘Potential pitfalls’ to help you avoid common problems