Endocrinology Adult and Pediatric: Neuroendocrinology and The Pituitary Gland [NOOK Book]

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Apply the latest advances in management of neuroendocrine and pituitary disorders with the Endocrinology: Adult and Pediatric: Neuroendocrinology and The Pituitary Gland eBook! Brought to you by the same expert endocrinologists responsible for the highly acclaimed two-volume Endocrinology clinical reference, this endocrinology eBook puts all of the newest latest know-how of the Pituitary Gland and Neuroendocrinology at your fingertips, instantly accessible on your favorite ...

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Endocrinology Adult and Pediatric: Neuroendocrinology and The Pituitary Gland

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Overview

Apply the latest advances in management of neuroendocrine and pituitary disorders with the Endocrinology: Adult and Pediatric: Neuroendocrinology and The Pituitary Gland eBook! Brought to you by the same expert endocrinologists responsible for the highly acclaimed two-volume Endocrinology clinical reference, this endocrinology eBook puts all of the newest latest know-how of the Pituitary Gland and Neuroendocrinology at your fingertips, instantly accessible on your favorite eReader - so you can offer your patients the best care.

  • Stay abreast of the newest knowledge on neuroendocrinology and the pituitary gland, including our most recent understanding of the fundamental cellular and physiologic functions of the neuroendocrine system, mechanisms underlying clinical disorders, and approaches to managing patients harboring disorders of the hypothalamus and pituitary gland.
  • Approach any subject either by specific gland or through a discussion of multi-hormonal integration of endocrine function, as led by the "master conductor of the endocrine orchestra," the pituitary gland.
  • Gain a state-of-the-art understanding of comprehensive descriptors, integrating endocrine cell ontogeny, hormonal control of growth and maturation processes, and childhood and young adult pathophysiology with maturation and aging processes.
  • Count on all the authority that has made Endocrinology, 6th Edition, edited by Drs. Jameson and DeGroot, the go-to medical reference for endocrinologists worldwide.
  • Make the best clinical endocrinology decisions with an enhanced emphasis on evidence-based practice in conjunction with expert opinion.
  • Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Compatible with Kindle®, nook®, and other popular devices.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323221559
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 5/9/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 416
  • File size: 11 MB
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Table of Contents

  1. Development of the Pituitary
  2. Prolactin
  3. Adrenocotricotropic Hormone
  4. Endocrine Rhythms, The Sleep-Wake Cycle, and Biological Clocks
  5. Hypothalamic Syndromes
  6. Hypopituitarism and Growth Hormone Deficiency
  7. Acromegaly
  8. Cushing’s Syndrome
  9. Clinically Nonfunctioning Sellar Masses
  10. Tsh-Producing Adenomas
  11. Disorders of Prolactin Secretion and Prolactinomas
  12. Pituitary Surgery
  13. Evaluation and Management of Childhood Hypothalamic and Pituitary Tumors
  14. Vasopressin, Diabetes Insipidus, and the Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion
  15. The Pineal Gland and Melatonin
  16. Regulation of Growth Hormone and Action Secretagogues
  17. Insulin-like Growth Factor-1 and its Binding Proteins
  18. Somatic Growth and Maturation
  19. Growth Hormone Deficiency in Children
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