Handbook of Endocrine Protocols is a concise guide to basic tests and algorithms required to investigate disorders of the endocrine system.
The book is divided into eight chapters with the first covering renal tests, bone profile, lipid profile, liver function test diabetes and hormone assays. Further chapters demonstrate basic tests and imaging for the evaluation of various endocrine glands, including thyroid, parathyroid, pancreas, adrenal gland, ovaries, testes and pituitary. A range of endocrine disorders are evaluated in detail, including diabetes mellitus, acromegaly and Cushing’s disease. Protocols are included for endocrine testing, and protocols for the treatment of endocrine conditions including diabetes are covered in detail.
Drug dose recommendations are provided for antiepileptic drugs, antihypertensive medication, diabetic medication, hormone therapy, drugs used for resuscitation and drugs for osteoporosis. All of the information is presented in tables, making this Handbook of Endocrine Protocols ideal for day-to-day reference.
- Concise guide to endocrinology and metabolism protocols
- Eight chapters covering a broad range of endocrine disorders
- Treatments and drug dose recommendations for many conditions
- Information presented in tables for ease of reference
Chapter 1. Clinical Biochemistry Reference Ranges
Chapter 2. Evaluation of Endocrine Disorders
Chapter 3. Endocrine Test Protocols
Chapter 4. Treatment Protocols
Chapter 5. Diabetes Protocols
Chapter 6. Endocrine Emergencies
Chapter 7. Common Calculations
Chapter 8. Drug Doses