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As part of theCore Handbook Series in Pediatrics, this book provides a practical discussion of the major endocrine disorders that can be managed in the primary care setting. The book opens with a chapter on signs and symptoms in endocrine disease and then moves into specific disease chapters such as growth disorders, thyroid disorders, diabetes, and more. Each chapter consists of a brief discussion of the relevant pathophysiology and moves into diagnosis and treatment, making liberal use of tables and algorithms.
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This text provides a concise, straightforward and clearly written approach for the evaluation of common topics in pediatric endocrinology. Pediatricians, family physicians, residents, fellows and medical students will benefit from the discussion of endocrine physiology and its application to common clinical practice. The text presents the major signs and symptoms and the diagnosis and management of pediatric endocrine disorders. The information presented can prepare a provider for communication with parents of a child with an endocrine condition and may allow the practitioner to avoid an unnecessary consultation. The concepts covered in the text are designed to address the first 10 headings in the content outline of the Sub-board of Pediatric Endocrinology of The American Board of Pediatrics with varying degrees of specificity. The Suggested Reading sections at the conclusion of each chapter direct the reader to outstanding larger and more detailed texts, manuscripts and websites which offer increased detail.About the Author:
Dennis M. Styne M.D.
Yocha Dehe Chair of Pediatric Endocrinology
Professor of Pediatrics
University of California
2516 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
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