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A Guide to the Practice of Paediatric Endocrinology - Charles G. D. Brook

A Guide to the Practice of Paediatric Endocrinology

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Published: 28th May 1993
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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.

"...a small, easily portable book that covers the most important areas of pediatric endocrinology." Bernard L. Silverman, Doody's Health Science Publications

Intersex
Growth
Puberty
The thyroid gland
The adrenal gland
Salt and water balance
Calcium balance
Glucose homeostasis
The endocrine consequences of neoplasis
Practical procedures
Index
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ISBN: 9780521431798
ISBN-10: 0521431794
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 28th May 1993
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.45