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Practical pediatric endocrinology in a limited resource setting [electronic resource] / edited by Margaret Zacharin.

Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/AP, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (415 p.)
Subjects:
Pediatric endocrinology.
Endocrine glands -- Diseases.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Practical Pediatric Endocrinology in a Limited Resource Setting provides a guide for managing pediatric endocrine problems in a limited resource setting, together with an outline of the bases for these disorders. The book outlines a plan for coming to a likely diagnosis in situations where resources are constrained, and suggests ways to access more sophisticated technologies for diagnostic confirmation and extension of available tools. Further extending and complementing each chapter is a series of scenarios for use as teaching and learning tools. Together with a clinical ques
Contents:
Front Cover; Practical Pediatric Endocrinology in a Limited Resource Setting; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Foreword; Preface; Chapter 1 - Growth: Importance and Implications of Variations; PART 1: NORMAL GROWTH AND PUBERTY; PART 2: VARIATIONS IN LINEAR GROWTH; SPECIFIC CONDITIONS PRESENTING WITH SHORT STATURE AND GROWTH FAILURE; TALL STATURE; SPECIFIC CONDITIONS PRESENTING WITH TALL STATURE; REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING; RESOURCES; Chapter 2 - Puberty: Normal and Abnormal; NORMAL PUBERTY; CLINICAL SETTING; DELAYED PUBERTY; GROWTH MONITORING
HYPOTHALAMIC PITUITARY DISORDERS (SECONDARY HYPOGONADISM)PRIMARY HYPOGONADISM; PRECOCIOUS PUBERTY; PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF PRECOCIOUS PUBERTY; MANAGEMENT OF PRECOCIOUS PUBERTY; GYNAECOMASTIA; OTHER DISORDERS OF THE BREAST; REFERENCES; FURTHER READING; Chapter 3 - Thyroid Disorders; HYPOTHYROIDISM; CLINICAL SETTING; CLINICAL SETTING; HYPERTHYROIDISM; CLINICAL SETTING; THYROID NODULES; THYROID CANCER IN CHILDHOOD; REFERENCES; Chapter 4 - Adrenal Disorders; BACKGROUND: PATHOPHYSIOLOGIC CONSIDERATIONS; CLINICAL SETTING; PRINCIPLES AND PROBLEMS OF TREATMENT PROVISION; CONGENITAL ADRENAL HYPERPLASIA
DIAGNOSTIC APPROACH TO THE NEWBORN WITH SUSPECTED 21-HYDROXYLASE DEFICIENCY (21-OHD)11-HYDROXYLASE DEFICIENCY (11β-OHD); 3β-DEHYDROGENASE DEFICIENCY; 17α-HYDROXYLASE DEFICIENCY; LABORATORY INVESTIGATIONS OF CAH IN THE NEONATAL PERIOD; DIAGNOSTIC APPROACH TO 'SIMPLE VIRILISING' FORMS OF CAH LATER IN CHILDHOOD; DIAGNOSTIC APPROACH TO NON-CLASSICAL CAH IN CHILDHOOD; MANAGEMENT OF A CHILD WITH CLASSICAL 21-OHD; ACQUIRED DISORDERS OF THE ADRENAL CORTEX; DISORDERS OF MINERALOCORTICOID FUNCTION; HYPERFUNCTION OF THE ADRENAL/DISORDERS OF THE ADRENAL CORTEX/EXCESSIVE ADRENAL STEROID PRODUCTION
ADRENAL TUMOURS/ADRENAL CARCINOMADISORDERS OF THE ADRENAL MEDULLA; REFERENCES; FURTHER READING; Chapter 5 - Disorders of Sexual Development in Resource-Limited Settings; INTRODUCTION; THE IMPORTANCE OF THE LOCAL SETTING; SEX DEVELOPMENT; CLINICAL ASSESSMENT; INVESTIGATIONS; MANAGEMENT; SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS IN AFRICA; REFERENCES; Chapter 6 - Obesity in Developing Countries; INTRODUCTION; ANTHROPOMETRIC DATA AND CRITERIA FOR DIAGNOSIS; EVALUATION OF POTENTIAL UNDERLYING CAUSES; SYSTEMIC REVIEW OF MEDICAL HISTORY; PHYSICAL EXAMINATION; PRIORITIES FOR LABORATORY FACILITIES; IMAGING
DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSISTREATING OBESITY; SUMMARY; REFERENCES; FURTHER READING; Chapter 7 - Disorders of Mineral and Bone Metabolism; INTRODUCTION; NORMAL MINERAL METABOLISM; HYPOCALCAEMIA, HYPERCALCAEMIA AND DISORDERS OF THE PARATHYROID GLANDS; RICKETS; REFERENCES; Chapter 8 - Disturbances of Sodium and Water; INTRODUCTION; PATHOPHYSIOLOGY; CLINICAL FEATURES OF DISTURBED SALT AND WATER BALANCE; AETIOLOGY AND INVESTIGATIONS FOR HYPONATRAEMIA; CLINICAL CONDITIONS WITH HYPERVOLAEMIC HYPONATRAEMIA; CLINICAL CONDITIONS WITH EUVOLAEMIC HYPONATRAEMIA
CLINICAL CONDITIONS WITH HYPOVOLAEMIC HYPONATRAEMIA
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Zacharin, Margaret.
ISBN:
1-299-47437-3
0-12-407936-9
OCLC:
843200925
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