Contemporary Endocrinology

Pediatric Endocrinology

A Practical Clinical Guide, Second Edition

Editors: Radovick, Sally, MacGillivray, Margaret H. (Eds.)

  • Concise, how-to guide to the diagnosis of pediatric endocrine diseases
  • Expanded coverage and new topics reflecting commonly seen disorders in pediatric endocrinology practices
  • Accessible discussion of pathophysiology and genetic mechanisms
  • Practical summary tables for etiology, diagnosis, and therapeutic dosages
  • Review of risks and benefits of different treatment options
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About this book

A state-of-the-art and concise guide to the clinical management of pediatric endocrine disorders, the second edition of the highly regarded Pediatric Endocrinology: A Practical Clinical Guide covers the most common and challenging conditions seen by practicing endocrinologists and primary care physicians, including growth, hypothalamic, pituitary, adrenal, thyroid, calcium and bone, and reproductive disorders, as well as metabolic syndromes. This expanded second edition includes new topics being seen more commonly in pediatric endocrinology practices related to obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus and lipid disorders. Each chapter contains an introductory discussion of the problem, a review of the clinical features that characterize it, the criteria needed to establish a diagnosis, and a comprehensive therapy section delineating the risks and benefits of the best therapeutic options available. Invaluable tables summarize the critical factors in etiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and therapeutic dosages.  Pediatric Endocrinology: A Practical Clinical Guide, Second Edition, is a comprehensive resource for all clinicians concerned with the myriad endocrinologic disorders seen in children and adolescents.

About the authors

Sally Radovick, MD
The John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Baltimore, MD, USA

Margaret H. MacGillivray, MD
Children's Hospital of Buffalo, Department of Pediatrics, Buffalo, NY, USA

Reviews

From the reviews of the second edition:

“The second edition of this volume has introduced changes, updates, extensions and references up to 2010. It is a clinically oriented text useful to pediatric endocrinologists and practitioners.” (Pediatric Endocrinology Reviews (PER), Vol. 11 (2), September, 2013)

Table of contents (33 chapters)

  • Childhood Growth Hormone Deficiency and Hypopituitarism

    Romero, Christopher J. (et al.)

    Pages 3-27

  • Growth Hormone Insensitivity

    Rosenbloom, Arlan L.

    Pages 29-53

  • Skeletal Dysplasias

    Olney, Robert C. (et al.)

    Pages 55-72

  • Idiopathic Short Stature

    Chin, Yung-Ping (et al.)

    Pages 73-82

  • Growth Hormone Treatment of the Short Child Born Small for Gestational Age

    Chernausek, Steven D.

    Pages 83-97

Buy this book

eBook $149.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-60761-395-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $189.00
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  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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  • Rental duration: 1 or 6 month
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Pediatric Endocrinology
Book Subtitle
A Practical Clinical Guide, Second Edition
Editors
  • Sally Radovick
  • Margaret H. MacGillivray
Series Title
Contemporary Endocrinology
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Humana Press
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-60761-395-4
DOI
10.1007/978-1-60761-395-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-60761-394-7
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XV, 624
Number of Illustrations and Tables
49 b/w illustrations, 33 illustrations in colour
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