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Pediatric endocrinology [electronic resource] /
edited by Fima Lifshitz.
edition
5th ed.
imprint
New York : Informa Healthcare, c2007.
description
2 v. : ill.
ISBN
0849340683 (hardcover : alk. paper), 9780849340680 (hardcover : alk. paper)
format(s)
Book
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added author
imprint
New York : Informa Healthcare, c2007.
isbn
0849340683 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780849340680 (hardcover : alk. paper)
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
v. 1. Obesity, diabetes mellitus, insulin resistance, and hypoglycemia -- v. 2. Growth, adrenal, sexual, thyroid, calcium, and fluid balance disorders.
catalogue key
8157619
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summaries
Main Description
and medulla, as well as sexual differentiation, thyroid, and parathyroid conditions and fluid balance diseases.
Main Description
Celebrating more than twenty years as the single best source in the field, this Fifth Edition has now expanded into two cornerstone volumes with 53 fully inclusive chapters and 73 renowned contributors that comprehensively address every topic and trend relevant to the identification, diagnosis, and management of endocrine and endocrine-related disorders in children. Substantially revised, the Fifth Edition covers the most up-to-date appraisal of obesity in the pediatric population, as well as examines the latest breakthroughs in the care of diabetes, hypoglycemia, insulin resistance, and hypoglycemic syndromes. This Fifth Edition also devotes chapters to the diseases of the endocrine glands, including disorders of growth, the adrenal cortex and medulla, as well as sexual differentiation, thyroid, and parathyroid conditions and fluid balance diseases.
Main Description
Celebrating more than twenty years as the single best source in the field, this Fifth Edition has now expanded into two cornerstone volumes with 53 fully inclusive chapters and 73 renowned contributors that comprehensively address every topic and trend relevant to the identification, diagnosis, and management of endocrine and endocrine-related disorders in children. Substantially revised, the Fifth Edition reflects the current state of the field and analyzes the frequent clinical ailments affecting children. The partner volume covers obesity, diabetes, and insulin resistance and hypoglycemia. This text is devoted to the diseases of the endocrine glands, including disorders of growth, the adrenal cortex and medulla, as well as sexual differentiation, thyroid, and parathyroid conditions and fluid balance alterations.
Table of Contents
Obesity
Obesity in Children
Treatment of Childhood Obesity
Diabetes
Diagnosis & Classification of Diabetes in Children
Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus in Children
Diabetes Autoimmunity
Management of the Child with Type 1 Diabetes
Practical Aspects of Diabetic Care
Hyperglycemic Comas in Children
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Genetic & Atypical Diabetes Mellitus
Insulin Resistance and its Complications
Insulin Resistance Syndrome
Low Birth Weight & Endocrine Dysfunction in Post-Natal Life
Hypertension in Children: Endocrine Considerations
Lipid Disorders in Children & Adolescents
Hypoglycemia
Hypoglycemia in Children
Neonatal Hypoglycemia
Emergencies of Inborn Metabolic Disease
Special Considerations & Resources
Private Pediatric Endocrine Practice
Clinical Research
Reference Charts and Tables
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