Health Reference Series: Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders Sourcebook

Editor: Williams, Angela L.
Publication Year: 2020
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $85.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $127.50
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1733-3
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 24
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders Sourcebook, Fourth Edition provides updated information about the endocrine system and its role in the regulation of human growth, organ function, and metabolic control.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part I: Endocrine Functioning and Metabolism
  • Chapter 1—Introduction to the Endocrine System
  • Chapter 2—Endocrine Gland Hormones
  • Chapter 3—Metabolism and Its Importance
  • Chapter 4—Energy Balance
  • Chapter 5—Who Is an Endocrinologist?
  • Chapter 6—Endocrine Disruptors
  • Chapter 7—Diagnostic Tests and Procedures for Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
  • Chapter 8—Prenatal Tests
  • Chapter 9—Newborn Screening for Metabolic Disorders
  • Chapter 10—Chromosome Abnormalities
  • Chapter 11—Genetic Counseling
  • Part II: The Pituitary Gland and Growth Disorders
  • Chapter 12—Common Growth Disorders in Children
  • Chapter 13—Growth Hormone Deficiency in Adults
  • Chapter 14—Growth Hormone Evaluation Process
  • Chapter 15—Growth Hormone Therapy
  • Chapter 16—Acromegaly
  • Chapter 17—Pituitary Cushing Disease
  • Chapter 18—Diabetes Insipidus
  • Chapter 19—Prolactinomas
  • Chapter 20—Pituitary Tumors and Treatment Options
  • Chapter 21—Pituitary Disorders and Treatment Options
  • Part III: Thyroid and Parathyroid Gland Disorders
  • Chapter 22—Overview of Thyroid and Parathyroid Disorders
  • Chapter 23—Thyroid Gland Disorders
  • Chapter 24—Parathyroid Gland Disorders
  • Part IV: Adrenal Gland Disorders
  • Chapter 25—About Adrenal Gland Disorders
  • Chapter 26—Adrenal Insufficiency and Addison Disease
  • Chapter 27—Adrenal-Gland Cancer
  • Chapter 28—Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
  • Chapter 29—X-Linked Adrenal Hypoplasia Congenita
  • Chapter 30—Cushing Syndrome
  • Chapter 31—Primary Hyperaldosteronism and Familial Hyperaldosteronism
  • Chapter 32—Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma
  • Chapter 33—Laparoscopic Adrenal Gland Removal
  • Part V: Pancreatic and Diabetic Disorders
  • Chapter 34—About Pancreatic and Diabetic Disorders
  • Chapter 35—Pancreatitis
  • Chapter 36—Insulin Resistance and Prediabetes
  • Chapter 37—Diabetes Mellitus
  • Chapter 38—Hypoglycemia
  • Chapter 39—Pancreatic Cancer
  • Chapter 40—Islet Cell Cancer
  • Chapter 41—Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome
  • Part VI: Disorders of the Ovaries and Testes
  • Chapter 42—Hypogonadism
  • Chapter 43—Gynecomastia
  • Chapter 44—Menstrual Problems
  • Chapter 45—Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Chapter 46—Primary Ovarian Insufficiency
  • Chapter 47—Precocious Puberty and Delayed Puberty
  • Part VII: Other Disorders of Endocrine and Metabolic Functioning
  • Chapter 48—Inborn Errors of Metabolism
  • Chapter 49—Glycogen-Storage Diseases
  • Chapter 50—Inherited Metabolic Storage Disorders
  • Chapter 51—McCune-Albright Syndrome
  • Chapter 52—Metabolic Diseases of the Muscle
  • Chapter 53—Metabolic Neuropathies
  • Chapter 54—Metabolic Syndrome
  • Chapter 55—Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1
  • Part VIII: Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 56—Glossary of Terms Related to Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
  • Chapter 57—Additional Resources for Information about Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders