Practical Endocrinology and Diabetes in Children
The revised and updated fourth edition of Practical Endocrinology and Diabetes in Children offers a practical, highly clinical and up-to-date handbook of paediatric endocrinology and diabetes. The book is written in clear terms and offers a user-friendly format that is designed to be concise, yet comprehensive.. The international panel of expert contributors explore the range of endocrine disorders in children including growth, thyroid, adrenal and problems related to puberty.
Preface to the Fourth Edition ix Acknowledgements xi Abbreviations xiii 1 Diabetes Mellitus 1 2 Hypoglycaemia 57 3 Short Stature 71 4 Tall Stature 105 5 Puberty 115 6 Thyroid Disorders 143 7 Differences in Sex Development and Common Genital Anomalies 169 8 Adrenal Disorders 181 9 Salt and Water Balance 203 10 Calcium and Bone 217 11 Obesity 235 12 Endocrine Effects of Cancer Treatment 247Supplementary chapter by Johnny Deladoëy 13 An Endocrinologist’s Guide to Genetics in the Age of Genomics 257 Appendix 1 Growth Charts and Body Mass Index (BMI) Charts 271 Appendix 2 Syndrome-specific Growth Charts 287 Appendix 3 Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH) Therapy Card 299 Index 301
Malcolm D. C. Donaldson, MD, FRCP, FRCPCH, DCH, Honorary Senior Research Fellow, Glasgow University School of Medicine, Honorary Consultant Paediatrician, Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow, UK. John W. Gregory, MBChB, MD, FRCP, DCH, FRCPCH, Professor in Paediatric Endocrinology & Honorary Consultant, Division of Population Medicine, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK. Guy Van Vliet, MD, Staff Endocrinologist, CHU Sainte-Justine and Professor of Pediatrics, University of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada. Joseph I. Wolfsdorf, MB, BCh, MA, DCH, FCP, FAAP, Attending Physician in Endocrinology, Boston Children's Hospital Chair in Endocrinology, Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
A Practical and Comprehensive Handbook of Paediatric Endocrinology The fourth edition of Practical Endocrinology and Diabetes in Children offers a practical, highly clinical handbook of paediatric endocrinology and diabetes. The book is written in clear terms and offers a user-friendly format that is designed to be concise, yet comprehensive. The international panel of expert contributors explore the range of endocrine disorders in children including growth, thyroid, adrenal and problems related to puberty. Each chapter is updated to reflect the latest developments. The fourth edition also contains key web links, guidelines and courses for endocrinologists and paediatricians, case studies and more suggestions for avoiding errors. In addition, the handbook includes a new chapter on hormones and genetics and considers conditions of care in countries with limited resources. This revised fourth edition: Offers a practical handbook that is highly readable and designed in a user-friendly format Contains more explicit reference to North American and global guidelines Includes contributions from an international team of experts Presents tips and ideas for avoiding errors Written for the practising paediatrician, Practical Endocrinology and Diabetes in Children bridges the gap between the large, detailed endocrine reference book and a short review of aspects of endocrinology.
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