Endocrinology - E-Book: Adult and Pediatric

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Elsevier Health Sciences, May 18, 2010 - Medical - 3064 pages

ENDOCRINOLOGY, edited by J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD and Leslie J. De Groot, MD, has been considered the definitive source in its field for decades. Now this landmark reference has been exhaustively updated to bring you the latest clinical guidance on all aspects of diagnosis and treatment for the full range of endocrine and metabolism disorders, including new information on diabetes, obesity, MEN I and II, disorders of sex determination, and pituitary tumors. Entirely new chapters on Lipodystrophy Syndromes, Lipoprotein Metabolism, and Genetic Disorders of Phosphate Homeostasis keep you well informed on today’s hot topics. You’ll benefit from unique, global perspectives on adult and pediatric endocrinology prepared by an international team of renowned authorities. This reference is optimally designed to help you succeed in your demanding practice and ensure the best possible outcomes for every patient.

  • Overcome virtually any clinical challenge with detailed, expert coverage of every area of endocrinology, authored by hundreds of leading luminaries in the field.
  • Provide state-of-the-art care with comprehensive updates on diabetes, obesity, MEN I and II, disorders of sex determination, and pituitary tumors ... brand-new chapters on Lipodystrophy Syndromes, Lipoprotein Metabolism, and Genetic Disorders of Phosphate Homeostasis ... expanded coverage of sports performance, including testosterone, androgen research, and bone growth and deterioration ... and the newest discoveries in genetics and how they affect patient care.
  • Make the best clinical decisions with an enhanced emphasis on evidence-based practice in conjunction with expert opinion.
  • Rapidly consult with trusted authorities thanks to new expert-opinion treatment strategies and recommendations.
  • Zero in on the most relevant and useful references with the aid of a more focused, concise bibliography.
  • Locate information more quickly, while still getting the complete coverage you expect.
 

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Contents

PART II Neuroendocrinology and Pituitary Disease
145
PART III Growth and Maturation
411
PART IV Obesity Anorexia and Nutrition
541
PART V Diabetes Mellitus
591
PART VI Parathyroid Gland Calciotropic Hormones and Bone Metabolism
1039
Index
1
Front cover
93
Ifc
94
Table of contents
xix
PART VII Thyroid
1341
PART VIII Adrenal Gland and Adrenal Hormones
1783
PART IX Cardiovascular Endocrinology
2035
PART X Endocrine Changes in Critically Ill Patients
2083
PART XI Reproductive Endocrinology and Sexual Function
2097
Part XII Female Reproduction
2289
PART XIII Male Reproduction
2439

Half title page
95
Title page
97
Copyright page
98
Contributors
v
Preface
xvii
PART XIV Endocrinology of Pregnancy
2611
PART XV Polyglandular Syndromes
2701
PART XVI Endocrine Testing
2801
Index
1
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