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Pediatric Endocrinology: A Practical Clinical Guide

  • Edited By: Sally Radovick, Madhusmita Misra
  • ISBN: 9783319737812
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • Publication Date: April 24, 2018
  • Format: Hardback – 882 pages
  • Language: English


A state-of-the-art and concise resource presenting the clinical management of pediatric endocrine diseases and disorders, this third edition of the highly regarded textbook covers the most common and challenging conditions seen by practicing endocrinologists and primary care physicians, including growth, hypothalamic, pituitary, adrenal, thyroid, calcium and bone, and reproductive disorders, as well as metabolic syndromes. This expanded third edition includes new topics such as conditions of overgrowth, low bone density and its management, endocrine issues related to sexual identity, mineralocorticoid disorders and endocrine hypertension, and endocrine emergencies. Some existing chapters are expanded to take into account recent advances in the field. Each chapter contains key points, an introductory discussion of the problem, a review of the clinical features that characterize it, the criteria needed to establish a diagnosis, and a comprehensive therapy section delineating the risks and benefits of the best therapeutic options available. New to this edition are concluding sections in each chapter containing relevant case material and multiple choice review questions.

Pediatric Endocrinology: A Practical Clinical Guide, Third Edition is a comprehensive resource for all clinicians concerned with the myriad endocrinologic disorders seen in children and adolescents.

Key Features
  • A revised and updated edition of the classic 2013 textbook on pediatric endocrinology, including five new chapters and revamped interior design
  • Discusses growth disorders, hypothalamic and pituitary disorders, adrenal disorders, thyroid disorders, mineral and bone disorders, reproductive disorders and contraception, metabolic disorders and endocrine emergencies
  • Includes an updated and consistent chapter format that introduces the problem, reviews its clinical features, presents the diagnostic criteria, and discusses the management strategies with an eye to risks and benefits
Table of Contents

Sally Radovick, MD

Professor of Pediatrics
Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Bristol Myers-Squibb Children’s Hospital
Chancellor’s Scholar
New Brunswick, NJ, USA

Madhusmita Misra, MD, MPH

Fritz Bradley Talbot and Nathan Bill Talbot Professor of Pediatrics
Chief of the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA, USA

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