Written primarily by residents, fellows, and attending physicians, this handbook is ideal for residents called on to do an inpatient consult, for students working on an inpatient medicine service, and for specialists seeking information on endocrinology and general internal medicine management. The book covers inpatient and outpatient approaches, symptoms and diseases, and acute and chronic problems with the same front-lines practicality as the world-famous Washington Manual® of Medical Therapeutics.
Sections cover hypothalamic and pituitary disorders, thyroid disorders, adrenal disorders, gonadal disorders, disorders of bone and mineral metabolism, and disorders of fuel metabolism, including diabetes mellitus type 1 and type 2, hypoglycemia, and hyperlipidemia. A section on endocrine neoplasms includes MEN syndromes and carcinoid syndrome.
The Washington Manual® Endocrinology Subspecialty Consult is also available electronically for PDAs. See PDA listing for details.
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