The Washington Manual® Endocrinology Subspecialty Consult, 2nd edtion

by Herbert P. Goodheart
  • Soft Cover
Written by Washington University residents, fellows, and endocrine faculty, this handbook is ideal for students, housestaff, and fellows involved in inpatient and outpatient endocrinology consults. It presents practical approaches to endocrine disorders commonly seen in consultation, with emphasis on key components of evaluation and treatment. This Second Edition has been thoroughly updated with the latest information on pathophysiology, treatment, and drug dosing. New chapters cover obesity, vitamin D deficiency, autoimmune polyendocrine syndromes, and endocrine disorders in HIV/AIDS. Key points are bulleted for easy reference and clinical pearls are highlighted in bold-faced type. The Washington Manual® is a registered mark belonging to Washington University in St. Louis to which international legal protection applies. The mark is used in this publication by LWW under license from Washington University. =Doody's Core Title Review: "This is an excellent reference for students and house officers who are doing endocrinology rotations, either in the inpatient or outpatient setting." Ronald N. Cohen, MD(University of Chicago Medical Center) =Table Of Contents Part I. HYPOTHALAMIC AND PITUITARY DISORDERS Pituitary Adenomas Prolactinoma Acromegaly Diabetes Insipidus Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Part II. THYROID DISORDERS Evaluation of Thyroid Function Euthyroid Goiter and Thyroid Nodules Hyperthyroidism Hypothyroidism Part III. ADRENAL DISORDERS Adrenal Incidentaloma Adrenal Insufficiency Adult Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Conn's Syndrome Cushing's Syndrome Pheochromocytoma Part IV. GONADAL DISORDERS Amenorrhea Gynecomastia Hirsutism Male Hypogonadism Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Part V.DISORDERS OF BONE AND MINERAL METABOLISM Hypercalcemia Hyperparathyroidism Hypocalcemia Vitamin D Deficiency Osteoporosis Paget's Disease Part VI. DISORDERS OF FUEL METABOLISM Standards of Care for Diabetes Mellitus Diabetes Mellitus Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 Obesity Hypoglycemia Diagnosis, Standards of Care, and Treatment for Hyperlipidemia Part VII. NEOPLASMS Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes Carcinoid Syndrome Part VIII. OTHER ENDOCRINE DISORDERS Autoimmune Polyendocrine Syndromes Endocrine Disorders in HIV/AIDS Index
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ISBN: 9780781791540
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health
Publication Date: Jan 7, 2008
Cover: Soft cover
Pages: 360
Weight: 0.370 kg
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