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Clinical paediatric endocrinology

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Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford & London Etc., 1981. Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. Various (illustrator). 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. BOOK DESCRIPTION : 1981, Blackwell; hardback of 684 pages with b/w photographs, schema, charts, references and index etc.; in Very Good Condition. The endocrine organs which secret essential hormones into the blood stream play a significant part in the development of healthy humans. Yet endocrine problems and disorders are not uncommonly met by medics, doctors, and specialists in paediatric practice. This collaborative work by specialists in particular fields of endocrinology collates the research and findings of European and American paediatric endocrinology societies. Each specialist's article relates to a specific stage of development and/or type of disorder, and studies its aetiology, diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment respectively. This work should be of service to general paediatric departments and of help and interest to departments of adult endocrinology in their dealings with patients who are still growing. Coverage includes : 1. Fetal Growth and endocrinology, (I) Sexual Differentation - Fetal growth and endocrinology, Physiology of human fetal sex differentiation, Clinical aspects of intersex; (II) Growth - Normal growth, endocrinology of growth, The somatomedins, The short child, The tall child, The fat child, Dysmorphic syndromes; (III) Puberty and Problems of the Reproductive System - Normal puberty, Endocrinology of puberty, Early puberty, Late puberty, Gynaecology; (IV) The Hypothalamo-Pituitary Axis - Hypophyseal physiology, Intracranial space occupying lesions, Growth hormone deficiency, The neurohypophysis and water regulation; (V) The Thyroid Gland - Hypothyroidism, Hyperthyroidism; (VI) The Adrenal Gland - The adrenal cortex, Adrenal steroid deficiency states, Adrenal steroid excess, Congenital adrenal hyperplasia, Salt-Losing states, Endocrine aspects of hypertension; (VII) Calcium Metabolism - Hormonal factors in calcium homeostasis, Neonatal hypocalcaemia, Hypercalcaemia, Rickets; (VIII) Gastrointestinal Hormones and Carbohydrate Metabolism - Gastrointestinal endrocrinology, Physiological aspects of diabetes mellitus, Clinical management of diabetes mellitus, Hypoglycaemia. BOOK CONDITION : VG : mild shelfwear to covers; professor's name stamped to lower edge of front cover; otherwise covers in good shape and all gilded titling intact and bright; slight greying to whites of faces which each carry professor's name stamp; inside front pastedown and first blank endpaper also carry name stamp; two small blue biro marks to margins of index pages; doctor's added biro note at page 38 Chapter 2 reading "of the Mullerian(?) duct"; otherwise inside pages in very good order with preserved whites and tones; binding strong and secure. Bookseller Inventory 001689

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Author(s):
Brook, Charles G.D.
Condition:
Used: very good
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10 x 7 inches
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0632006986
Number of pages:
684
Publisher:
Blackwell
Title:
Clinical paediatric endocrinology

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Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford & London Etc., 1981. Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. Various (illustrator). 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. BOOK DESCRIPTION : 1981, Blackwell; hardback of 684 pages with b/w photographs, schema, charts, references and index etc.; in Very Good Condition. The endocrine organs which secret essential hormones into the blood stream play a significant part in the development of healthy humans. Yet endocrine problems and disorders are not uncommonly met by medics, doctors, and specialists in paediatric practice. This collaborative work by specialists in particular fields of endocrinology collates the research and findings of European and American paediatric endocrinology societies. Each specialist's article relates to a specific stage of development and/or type of disorder, and studies its aetiology, diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment respectively. This work should be of service to general paediatric departments and of help and interest to departments of adult endocrinology in their dealings with patients who are still growing. Coverage includes : 1. Fetal Growth and endocrinology, (I) Sexual Differentation - Fetal growth and endocrinology, Physiology of human fetal sex differentiation, Clinical aspects of intersex; (II) Growth - Normal growth, endocrinology of growth, The somatomedins, The short child, The tall child, The fat child, Dysmorphic syndromes; (III) Puberty and Problems of the Reproductive System - Normal puberty, Endocrinology of puberty, Early puberty, Late puberty, Gynaecology; (IV) The Hypothalamo-Pituitary Axis - Hypophyseal physiology, Intracranial space occupying lesions, Growth hormone deficiency, The neurohypophysis and water regulation; (V) The Thyroid Gland - Hypothyroidism, Hyperthyroidism; (VI) The Adrenal Gland - The adrenal cortex, Adrenal steroid deficiency states, Adrenal steroid excess, Congenital adrenal hyperplasia, Salt-Losing states, Endocrine aspects of hypertension; (VII) Calcium Metabolism - Hormonal factors in calcium homeostasis, Neonatal hypocalcaemia, Hypercalcaemia, Rickets; (VIII) Gastrointestinal Hormones and Carbohydrate Metabolism - Gastrointestinal endrocrinology, Physiological aspects of diabetes mellitus, Clinical management of diabetes mellitus, Hypoglycaemia. BOOK CONDITION : VG : mild shelfwear to covers; professor's name stamped to lower edge of front cover; otherwise covers in good shape and all gilded titling intact and bright; slight greying to whites of faces which each carry professor's name stamp; inside front pastedown and first blank endpaper also carry name stamp; two small blue biro marks to margins of index pages; doctor's added biro note at page 38 Chapter 2 reading "of the Mullerian(?) duct"; otherwise inside pages in very good order with preserved whites and tones; binding strong and secure. Bookseller Inventory 001689

Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
Brook, Charles G.D.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
10 x 7 inches
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0632006986
Number of pages:
684
Publisher:
Blackwell
Title:
Clinical paediatric endocrinology

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