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A Guide to the Practice of Paediatric Endocrinology

A Guide to the Practice of Paediatric Endocrinology

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  • Date Published: May 1993
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521431798

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  • A Guide to the Practice of Paediatric Endocrinology concisely catalogs and analyzes the hormonal problems of children and offers practical guidance for their diagnosis and treatment. The author examines each of the endocrine glands and covers such topics as sexual development, growth, weight, puberty, thyroid disorders, adrenal disorders, salt and water balance, calcium balance, glucose homeostasis, and neoplasia. He then suggests practical procedures for managing ailments in each of these areas, including tests, imaging, and drug treatment, with specific information on normal values for the tests and guides to drug dosages. The volume is illustrated throughout with photographs and clear, informative charts. For all pediatricians and endocrinologists, this book will be a vital resource on hormonal disorders in children.

    • Concise, readable and helpful
    • Provides straightforward, hard-hitting advice
    • Helpfully illustrated throughout
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    "...a small, easily portable book that covers the most important areas of pediatric endocrinology." Bernard L. Silverman, Doody's Health Science Publications

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    • Date Published: May 1993
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521431798
    • length: 192 pages
    • dimensions: 234 x 156 x 13 mm
    • weight: 0.45kg
    • contains: 45 b/w illus. 20 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    1. Intersex
    2. Growth
    3. Puberty
    4. The thyroid gland
    5. The adrenal gland
    6. Salt and water balance
    7. Calcium balance
    8. Glucose homeostasis
    9. The endocrine consequences of neoplasis
    10. Practical matters
    Appendix
    Bibliography
    Index.

  • Author

    C. G. D. Brook, University College London and The Middlesex Hospital

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