Celebrating more than twenty years as the single best source in the field, this Fifth Edition has now expanded into two cornerstone volumes with 53 fully inclusive chapters and 73 renowned contributors that comprehensively address every topic and trend relevant to the identification, diagnosis, and management of endocrine and endocrine-related disorders in children. Substantially revised, the Fifth Edition covers the most up-to-date appraisal of obesity in the pediatric population, as well as examines the latest breakthroughs in the care of diabetes, hypoglycemia, insulin resistance, and hypoglycemic syndromes. This Fifth Edition also devotes chapters to the diseases of the endocrine glands, including disorders of growth, the adrenal cortex and medulla, as well as sexual differentiation, thyroid, and parathyroid conditions and fluid balance diseases.
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Product dimensions:||8.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.40(d)|
Table of ContentsOBESITY. Obesity in Children. Treatment of Childhood Obesity. DIABETES. Diagnosis & Classification of Diabetes in Children. Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus in Children. Diabetes Autoimmunity. Management of the Child with Type 1 Diabetes. Practical Aspects of Diabetic Care. Hyperglycemic Comas in Children. Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Genetic & Atypical Diabetes Mellitus. INSULIN RESISTANCE AND ITS COMPLICATIONS. Insulin Resistance Syndrome. Low Birth Weight & Endocrine Dysfunction in Post-Natal Life. Hypertension in Children: Endocrine Considerations. Lipid Disorders in Children & Adolescents. HYPOGLYCEMIA. Hypoglycemia in Children. Neonatal Hypoglycemia. Emergencies of Inborn Metabolic Disease. SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS & RESOURCES. Private Pediatric Endocrine Practice. Clinical Research. Reference Charts and Tables