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ISBN: 9780323680882
Page Count: 975
Imprint: Saunders
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Pediatric Endocrinology - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 4th Edition

by Mark A. Sperling, MD

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

ISBN: 9780323680882
Page Count: 975
Imprint: Saunders
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In a single, convenient volume, Pediatric Endocrinology offers complete coverage of all aspects of basic science and clinical practice, ideal for both pediatricians and endocrinologists. Pediatric endocrinology expert Dr. Mark Sperling teams up with world-renowned authors to bring you up to date with the latest key developments in every area of the field, providing invaluable guidance on how your clinical decision making will be affected by today’s technological and scientific advances. The user-friendly text is enhanced by all-new online access to the complete contents of the book and more.

"Inclusion of clinical vignettes and supported by ExpertConsult access makes the text almost as good as face-to-face teaching." Reviewed by: Neel Kamal on behalf of BACCH Newsletter, March 2015

    • Determine the best possible course for every patient with easy-to-follow algorithms in every clinical chapter.
    • Stay up to date with today’s hottest topics, including neonatal diabetes mellitus, Type II childhood diabetes, molecular endocrinology, and genetics.
    • Explore the impact of today’s advances and challenges, including explosive growth in molecular biology, sophisticated imaging techniques, and an increase in both pediatric diabetes and obesity.
    • NEW! Access the fully searchable contents of the book and new self-assessment questions online at Expert Consult.
    • Quickly access the information you need with a new, streamlined organization (Concepts, Endocrine Disorders of the Newborn, Endocrine Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence, and Laboratory Tests and Imaging).
  •  Section I: Principles and Methods of Pediatric Endocrinology

    Chapter 1. Overview and Principles of Pediatric Endocrinology

    Chapter 2. Molecular Endocrinology and Endocrine Genetics

    Chapter 3. Receptor Transduction Pathways Mediating Hormone Action

    Chapter 4. Laboratory Methods in Pediatric Endocrinology

    Section II: Endocrine Disorders in the Neonate

    Chapter 5. Ambiguous Genitalia

    Chapter 6. Hypoglycemia in the Newborn and Infant

    Chapter 7. Disorders of the Thyroid in the Newborn and Infant

    Chapter 8. Disorders of Calcium and Phosphorus Homeostasis in the Newborn and Infant

    Chapter 9. Neonatal Diabetes Mellitus

    Section III: Endocrine Disorders in Children and Adolescents

    Chapter 10. Disorders of Growth Hormone/Insulin-Like Growth Factor Secretion and Action

    Chapter 11. Disorders of the Posterior Pituitary

    Chapter 12. Thyroid Disorders in Children and Adolescents

    Chapter 13. Adrenal Cortex and Its Disorders

    Chapter 14. Pheochromocytoma and Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes

    Chapter 15. Puberty and Its Disorders in the Female

    Chapter 16. Turner Syndrome

    Chapter 17. Puberty and Its Disorders in the Male

    Chapter 18. Disorders of Mineral Homeostasis in Children and Adolescents

    Chapter 19. Diabetes Mellitus

    Chapter 20. Autoimmune Polyglandular Syndromes

    Chapter 21. Hypoglycemia in the Toddler and Child

    Chapter 22. Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome and Disorders of Energy Balance

    Chapter 23. Lipid Disorders in Children and Adolescents

  • Mark A. Sperling, MD, Professor and Chair Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes Mellitus, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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