By Dennis M. Styne (auth.)
This textual content presents a concise, easy and obviously written process for the review of universal issues in pediatric endocrinology. Pediatricians, kinfolk physicians, citizens, fellows and clinical scholars will enjoy the dialogue of endocrine body structure and its software to universal scientific perform. The textual content offers the main symptoms and the prognosis and administration of pediatric endocrine issues. the knowledge provided can organize a supplier for communique with mom and dad of a kid with an endocrine situation and will let the practitioner to prevent an pointless session. The suggestions coated within the textual content are designed to deal with the 1st 10 headings within the content material define of the Sub-board of Pediatric Endocrinology of the yank Board of Pediatrics with various levels of specificity. The urged interpreting sections on the end of every bankruptcy direct the reader to impressive greater and extra designated texts, manuscripts and internet sites which supply elevated detail.
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Pediatric Endocrinology: A Clinical Handbook by Dennis M. Styne (auth.)