Clinical Endocrinology - 2008 for Pocket PCA medical reference text with detailed step-by-step procedures, work-ups and treatments.
Clinical Endocrinology - 2008 by: Pacific Primary Care, last updated: 22/07/2007
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About Clinical Endocrinology - 2008This is a complete endocrine text with detailed info on how to treat all endocrine disorders.
Topics include: Diabetes, Lipid disorders, Obesity, Thyroid disorders, Hirsutism, Gynecomastia, Adrenal, parathyroid, pituitary etc.....
It has been edited by a world renowned Endocrinologist. This text is very extensive, it covers a vast amount of information.
Extensive text on DIABETES management: Dx & Screening | Tx approach | Goals | Glucose Monitoring | Poor Control | Secondary Causes | Diet | Oral Hypoglycemic MEDS | Insulin Therapy | Screening & F/u | Athletes | Gestational | Hospitalized Pt’s | DKA | HHNKS | Hypoglycemia | Metabolic Syndrome-X | COMPLICATIONS such as Retinopathy | Nephropathy | Infections / Foot / Ulcer | Neuropathy | DKA | HHNKS | Hypoglycemia | Gastroparesis | Skin Diseases |
Key Features: Every section is in the same basic format: epidemiology, pathophysiology, signs/symptoms, work-up, detailed treatments, extensive differential diagnosis, and even a few illustrations! At the end of each major section is a list of key references/resources as well. This text contains numerous illustrations and is fully referenced. No other text on the market provides such a collection of succinct and clinically relevant material that can be accessed at the bedside.
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The free DEMO contains the basic layout with live links to each chapter and sublinks to 1-2 topics per chapter.
Endocrinology: Contents: Lipids | Pituitary | Parathyroid | Adrenal | Steroids | Aldosterone | Diabetes Mellitus | Hypoglycemia | Obesity | Hirsutism | Thyroid | D. Insipidus | Gynecomastia | Various | Osteoporosis | Male Hypogonadism | Growth | Inborn Errors of Metabolism | Metabolic Syndrome-X & Hyperglycemia |
Cholesterol (Lipid Disorders): Links: Goals | Treatment Strategies | Dietary | Bile Acid Sequestrant | Ezetimibe (Zetia) | Statins | Niacin | Fibrates | Arteriosclerosis | Fredrickson Classification & Skin Findings | Ddx Lipid Components | Lipoprotein / Chol Sub-types | Homocysteine | Metabolic Syndrome-X | Apolipoproteins |
Pituitary D/o: Links: Manifestations of Pituitary D/o’s (Adenoma, Mass, hyper / hyposecretion) | Prolactinoma | Growth Hormone Excess (Acromegaly) | Other Hypersecretion | Hypopituitarism | GH Deficiency | Melatonin | Female Hormones | D. Insipidus | Thyroid | Gonadotropins |
Hyperparathyroidism (HPT): Links: Hypo-parathyroid | Labs | W/u & Tx | Primary HPT | Secondary HPT | Tertiary HPT | Surgery Indications | Familial Hypocalciuric Hypercalcemia | MEN |
Adrenal Disorders: Links: Adrenal Mass | W/u: Adrenal Mass | Adrenal Insufficiency | W/u: Adrenal Function | Tx Adrenal insufficiency | Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH) | Adrenal Excess, aka Cushing’s | Dexamethasone Suppression Test | Cosyntropin (ACTH) Stim Test | Aldosterone | Pheochromocytoma | Long (Multiple Day) ACTH Test |
Diabetes Mellitus (DM): Links: Type 1 & LADA | Type 2 | Dx & Screen | Tx approach | Goals | Glucose Monitoring | Poor Control | Secondary Causes | Diet | Oral Hypoglycemic MEDS | Insulin & Injection Therapy | Screening & F/u | COMPLICATIONS | Athletes | Gestational | Skin Dz | Hospitalized Pt’s | DKA | HHNKS | Hypoglycemia | Metabolic Syndrome-X |
Thyroid Disease: Links: Goiter | Labs | Refer | Hypothyroid | Hyperthyroid | Thyroiditis | Thyroid Nodules | Thyroid Cancer | Sick Euthyroid | Hypo-meds | Hyper-meds
Hypothyroid: Links: Subclinical | Tx | Sick Euthyroid | Myxedema Coma | Iodine Def | Thyroid Disease | Meds | Central Hypothyroidism & Resistance
Hyperthyroidism & Thyrotoxicosis: Links: Thyrotoxicosis & W/u | Subclinical | Graves (80%) | Toxic Adenoma/ Goiter (20%) | Jodbasedow dz | Factitia | TSH Hypersecretion | Pregnancy and Trophoblastic | Struma ovarii | Thyroiditis | Hashimoto’s | Subacute | Post-Partum | Dequervain’s | Other Causes | Tx Hyper & Thyrotoxicosis | Thyroid Storm | Thyroid Dz | Antithyroid Drugs | Contents of this textbook were last updated 23 July 2007