The Washington Manual Endocrinology Subspecialty Consult

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Katherine E. Henderson, Thomas J. Baranski, Perry E. Bickel, William E. Clutter
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Jul 1, 2008 - Medical - 344 pages

Written by Washington University residents, fellows, and endocrine faculty, this handbook is ideal for students, housestaff, and fellows involved in inpatient and outpatient endocrinology consults. It presents practical approaches to endocrine disorders commonly seen in consultation, with emphasis on key components of evaluation and treatment.

This Second Edition has been thoroughly updated with the latest information on pathophysiology, treatment, and drug dosing. New chapters cover obesity, vitamin D deficiency, autoimmune polyendocrine syndromes, and endocrine disorders in HIV/AIDS. Key points are bulleted for easy reference and clinical pearls are highlighted in bold-faced type.

The Washington ManualŪ is a registered mark belonging to Washington University in St. Louis to which international legal protection applies. The mark is used in this publication by LWW under license from Washington University.

 

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Contents

HYPOTHALAMIC AND PITUITARY DISORDERS
1
Prolactinoma
10
Acromegaly
16
Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone
27
6
36
Euthyroid Goiter and Thyroid Nodules
43
Hyperthyroidism
49
Hypothyroidism
58
Hirsutism
131
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome PCOS
147
PART W DISORDERS OF BONE AND MINERAL METABOLISM
162
Hypocalcemia
176
Osteoporosis
200
Pagets Disease
219
Diabetes Mellitus Type 1
238
Obesity
263

ADRENAL DISORDERS
65
Adult Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
80
Cushings Syndrome
93
G0NADAL DISORDERS
115
Hypoglycemia
279
NEOPLASMS
302
OTHER END0CRINE DISORDERS
319
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