- A unique pocket reference in endocrinology and diabetes, ideal for consultants, specialist trainees and foundation doctors
- Provides a practical, concise guide to investigations and clinical management of both common and rare conditions
- Contains protocols for tests and assessment strategies with useful references
- Presents information in an easily-accessible format, with useful summary boxes
New to this edition
- Includes new chapters on endocrine replacement therapy, complementary therapies and chronic fatigue, and a completely up-to-date series of references
- Covers new therapies and the latest guidelines
- Expanded sections on paediatrics, thyroid disorders, and reproduction
- New design and layout to aid quick reference
- New diagrams to illustrate important conditions
This unique pocket guide to endocrinology and diabetes has been fully revised for the new edition. Written in conjunction with the Oxford Textbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes, it covers clinical investigation and management of both common and rare conditions, and includes the protocols and explicit clinical information necessary for the management of individual patients with endocrine and diabetic disorders.
The second edition includes new chapters on endocrine replacement therapies, complementary therapies and chronic fatigue, as well as the latest guidelines and information on new therapies. There are also expanded sections on paediatrics, thyroid disorders, and reproduction - including male and female HRT. Numerous diagrams are included to illustrate important conditions, and the revised design and layout aid quick reference with useful summary boxes. Fully reviewed by an expert panel of referees, ensuring that it continues to provide high-quality information of international standing, this is the indispensable companion for all those caring for patients with endocrine or diabetic problems.
'If you decide not to carry this handbook in your white coat pocket for the whole day, make sure you keep it in a safe place - or you may find your colleagues borrow it for longer than you anticipated!' - The Endocrinologist, 67 Spring 2003
'Review from previous edition It is a clear and concise guide for trainees.' - The Journal of Endocrine Genetics, Vol 4 2005
Readership: Specialist registrars and foundation doctors in endocrinology, diabetes and internal medicine. Specialist nurses, general practitioners and medical students.
Authors, editors, and contributors
Helen Turner, Consultant, Department of Endocrinology, Radcliffe Infirmary,
Oxford, UK and
Edited by John Wass, Professor of Endocrinology, Department of Endocrinology, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, UK Churchill Hospital, Oxford, UK