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PAEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY AND DIABETES (Oxford Specialist Handbooks)-9780198786337
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Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes looks at issues in children arising from either deficient or excessive production of hormones chemical messengers secreted into the blood stream from specialised glands. It contains information on endocrine glands, diabetes and its management, and clinical problems such as short stature, puberty and obesity.

Written by two senior clinicians, the fully revised second edition offers evidence-based guidance to practitioners in the field. With bullet points, illustrations and clinical tips, the information in this comprehensive handbook is easy to access. Presented in pocket size, this it is the ideal source to have on the ward.

- This handbook provides pragmatic advice on how to deal with common disorders, rare conditions, and emergencies.
- Includes a new chapter on endocrine support for young people with gender dysphoria.
- Written in a logical format, it includes background information on anatomy and physiology.
- With bullet points and clinical tips, it is an easy-to-read and comprehensive guide to the field.

New to this Edition:
- All chapters have been revised and updated
- Now includes infromation on classification and diagnosis based on recently identified genes
- Updated management guidelines (especially in areas such as diabetes) have been incorporated
- There is a new chapter on gender dysphoria, reflecting the increasing role of medical management in this challenging condition.

1. Growth (including short and tall stature)
2. Puberty and its disorders
3. The pituitary and hypopituitarism
4. Endocrine effects of other diseases and treatments
5. Diabetes mellitus
6. Obesity
7. Hypoglycaemia
8. Adrenal gland disorders
9. Thyroid gland disorders
10. Calcium, vitamin D, and bone disorders
11. Disorders of sex development
12. Gender Incongruence
13. Endocrine emergencies
14. Endocrine investigations and laboratory reference ranges

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