Practical Endocrinology and Diabetes in Children, Second Edition, continues to provide a very practical overview of managing endocrine problems in children. Coverage of each disorder reflects its clinical importance. The material is organized in such a way that it can be referred to at a moment's notice. Helpful overviews of epidemiology, pathophysiology, investigations, differential diagnoses and psychosocial issues support the advice on management principles.
New features of this Second Edition include:
- Completely revised first chapter on diabetes
- Additional growth charts added to the appendix
- New Editor, Raymond L. Hintz, MD, Stanford University Medical Center, joins the team and brings a North American perspective to the text
- New section added to each chapter entitled ‘Potential pitfalls’ to help you avoid common problems