Pediatric Endocrinology,
Edition 4 Expert Consult - Online and Print
By Mark A. Sperling, MD

Publication Date: 04 Mar 2014

In a single, convenient volume, Pediatric Endocrinology offers complete coverage of all aspects of basic science and clinical practice, ideal for both pediatricians and endocrinologists. Pediatric endocrinology expert Dr. Mark Sperling teams up with world-renowned authors to bring you up to date with the latest key developments in every area of the field, providing invaluable guidance on how your clinical decision making will be affected by today¿s technological and scientific advances. The user-friendly text is enhanced by all-new online access to the complete contents of the book and more.

"Inclusion of clinical vignettes and supported by ExpertConsult access makes the text almost as good as face-to-face teaching." Reviewed by: Neel Kamal on behalf of BACCH Newsletter, March 2015

Key Features

  • Determine the best possible course for every patient with easy-to-follow algorithms in every clinical chapter.

New Features

  • Stay up to date with today’s hottest topics, including neonatal diabetes mellitus, Type II childhood diabetes, molecular endocrinology, and genetics.
  • Explore the impact of today’s advances and challenges, including explosive growth in molecular biology, sophisticated imaging techniques, and an increase in both pediatric diabetes and obesity.
  • NEW! Access the fully searchable contents of the book and new self-assessment questions online at Expert Consult.
  • Quickly access the information you need with a new, streamlined organization (Concepts, Endocrine Disorders of the Newborn, Endocrine Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence, and Laboratory Tests and Imaging).
About the author
By Mark A. Sperling, MD, Professor and Chair Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes Mellitus, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Table of Contents

 Section I: Principles and Methods of Pediatric Endocrinology

Chapter 1. Overview and Principles of Pediatric Endocrinology

Chapter 2. Molecular Endocrinology and Endocrine Genetics

Chapter 3. Receptor Transduction Pathways Mediating Hormone Action

Chapter 4. Laboratory Methods in Pediatric Endocrinology

Section II: Endocrine Disorders in the Neonate

Chapter 5. Ambiguous Genitalia

Chapter 6. Hypoglycemia in the Newborn and Infant

Chapter 7. Disorders of the Thyroid in the Newborn and Infant

Chapter 8. Disorders of Calcium and Phosphorus Homeostasis in the Newborn and Infant

Chapter 9. Neonatal Diabetes Mellitus

Section III: Endocrine Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Chapter 10. Disorders of Growth Hormone/Insulin-Like Growth Factor Secretion and Action

Chapter 11. Disorders of the Posterior Pituitary

Chapter 12. Thyroid Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Chapter 13. Adrenal Cortex and Its Disorders

Chapter 14. Pheochromocytoma and Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes

Chapter 15. Puberty and Its Disorders in the Female

Chapter 16. Turner Syndrome

Chapter 17. Puberty and Its Disorders in the Male

Chapter 18. Disorders of Mineral Homeostasis in Children and Adolescents

Chapter 19. Diabetes Mellitus

Chapter 20. Autoimmune Polyglandular Syndromes

Chapter 21. Hypoglycemia in the Toddler and Child

Chapter 22. Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome and Disorders of Energy Balance

Chapter 23. Lipid Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Book Reviews

"Pediatric Endocrinology Fourth Edition edited by Mark Sperling well fulfills its objective of presenting the most up-to-date information encapsulated in this single volume, hardbound text ." Reviewed by: Neel Kamal on behalf of BACCH Newsletter, March 2015

Book details
ISBN: 9781455748587
Page Count: 959
Illustrations : Approx. 220 illustrations
Retail Price : £74.99