Manual of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Manual of Endocrinology and Metabolism

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Now in its Fourth Edition, this SpiralAr Manual presents clinical information and protocols in outline format for evaluation and treatment of most endocrine disorders in children, adolescents, and adults. This thoroughly updated edition includes an introduction to risk assessment and screening and results of recent clinical trials and their implications for treatment and prevention. Also included are summaries of recent guidelines from the Endocrine Society and the American Academy of Clinical Endocrinology for prevention and management of many endocrine disorders including diabetes, growth hormone deficiency, dysmetabolic syndrome, dyslipidemia, and obesity. New chapters focus on comorbidities of Type II diabetes mellitus in children and use of growth hormone in adults.Until it is proven otherwise, it is probably advisable to consider ACE inhibitors, ARBs, and calcium-channel blockers as acceptable first-line agents. Table 1 7.6 provides dosing recommendations for children ages 1 through 17 years. Consideranbsp;...

Title:Manual of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Author:Norman Lavin
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2012-03-28


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