Endocrinology Metabolism

Munchausen's Syndrome by Proxy: Current Issues in Assessment by Shanthi Muttukrishna, William Ledger, Gwen Adshead

By Shanthi Muttukrishna, William Ledger, Gwen Adshead

This significant publication reports the present kingdom of information of Munchausen's syndrome by means of proxy, a kind of baby abuse which reasons extensive main issue. major parts are coated, in an effort to be of specific curiosity: new instructions in examine, and remedy of the offender in and outdoors the kin. The publication additionally considers the moral and criminal matters raised through this tricky behaviour, which contains many differing kinds of execs and has a heavy expense not just for providers but additionally for sufferers and perpetrators.Unlike different books, this quantity offers a multidisciplinary standpoint, with enter from social staff, paediatricians, child-psychiatrists and attorneys, between others. It additionally bargains a world point of view, with participants from the united states, Canada and Australia.

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Estrogen Receptors: Methods and Protocols by Kathleen M. Eyster

By Kathleen M. Eyster

This quantity examines a wide range of important applied sciences for advancing our realizing of the receptor-mediated activities of estrogen. The protocols during this e-book diversity from general tools and very important laboratory workhorses, comparable to receptor binding assays and western blot, to more recent applied sciences equivalent to RNAseq and proximity ligation assay. Chapters additionally speak about protocols from a extensive diversity of tissue kinds to illustrate the range of estrogen receptor results. Written within the hugely winning Methods in Molecular Biology series layout, chapters comprise introductions to their respective issues, lists of the required fabrics and reagents, step by step, without difficulty reproducible laboratory protocols, and pointers on troubleshooting and fending off recognized pitfalls.

Cutting-edge and thorough, Estrogen Receptors: equipment and Protocols is a close and worthy source for scientists who're intrigued through the numerous aspects of estrogen.

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Health Informatics: A Patient-Centered Approach to Diabetes by Barbara M. Hayes, William Aspray

By Barbara M. Hayes, William Aspray

The healthcare has been gradual to affix the knowledge know-how revolution; handwritten documents are nonetheless the first technique of organizing sufferer care. issues approximately sufferer privateness, the trouble of constructing acceptable computing instruments and knowledge expertise, excessive expenditures, and the resistance of a few physicians and nurses have hampered using expertise in well-being care. In 2009, the U.S. executive dedicated billions of greenbacks to well-being care expertise. Many questions stay, in spite of the fact that, approximately tips on how to set up those assets. In health and wellbeing Informatics, specialists in know-how, joined by way of clinicians, use diabetes--a high priced, advanced, and common sickness that comprises approximately each side of the overall healthiness care system--to learn the demanding situations of utilizing the instruments of data expertise to enhance sufferer care. not like different books on clinical informatics that debate such themes as automated order access and electronic clinical documents, future health Informatics specializes in the sufferer, charting the knowledge difficulties sufferers come across in several phases of the affliction. [Chapters talk about ubiquitous computing as a device to maneuver diabetes care out of the doctor's workplace, know-how and protracted affliction administration, academic gaming for you to aid sufferers comprehend their ailment, sufferer entry to details, and methodological and theoretical concerns.] we'd like either technologists and services on the strategy planning stage with a purpose to layout and install powerful electronic instruments for wellbeing and fitness care. This ebook examines and exemplifies this priceless collaboration.

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Minimally Invasive Therapies for Endocrine Neck Diseases by Celestino Pio Lombardi, Rocco Bellantone

By Celestino Pio Lombardi, Rocco Bellantone

This convenient ebook deals an entire assessment of present minimally invasive recommendations for the administration of endocrine ailments of the neck, reflecting how, long ago few years, the improvement of varied ultrasound-guided methods and endoscopic/video-assisted surgical recommendations has replaced the method of thyroid and parathyroid ailments. The booklet opens by means of describing the most diagnostic instruments for thyroid, parathyroid and cervical lymph nodes, focusing specifically at the new applied sciences for tissue characterization. different minimally invasive remedy approaches related to both a percutaneous process (ethanol injection, laser thermal ablation, radiofrequency thermal ablation, high-intensity concentrated ultrasound) or minimally invasive surgical procedure are then defined in detail.

The quantity is meant for all clinicians and surgeons with an curiosity within the box of endocrinology and neck surgical procedure. It presents a man-made yet transparent description of a few of the on hand recommendations from a technical viewpoint and discusses the most concerns bearing on each one of them, allowing comparative review on the way to establish the most suitable choice in a specific case. It additionally stories the proof on hand within the present literature.

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Advances in End-Stage Renal Diseases 2001: International by C. Ronco, N.W. Levin

By C. Ronco, N.W. Levin

Reprint of: Blood Purification 2001, Vol. 19, No. 2 during this well timed ebook, quite a few subject matters regarding ESRD are mentioned, together with vascular illness and atherosclerosis in uremia, results of hemodialysis sufferers in several international locations, malnutrition in addition to oxidative rigidity and persistent irritation as probability elements for heart problems. furthermore, the potential for utilizing peritoneal dialysis as a primary remedy modality for ESRD is debated, including the advantages that may be completed with day-by-day dialysis. additional themes contain the main complicated ideas for electrolyte tracking and profiling in hemodialysis in addition to the therapy of acute renal failure, describing the recent acute dialysis caliber initiative. one other vital a part of this book is an argument on no matter if hemoglobin degrees in pre-ESRD and hemodialysis sufferers may be normalized or no longer, by way of a dialogue of the aptitude long term merits of a brand new expertise coupling hemoperfusion with hemodialysis, using a brand new sorbent machine. A definition of the genuine application of those applied sciences in day-by-day medical perform and whether or not they are economically cheaper with current repayment rules rounds off the displays. Being the second one quantity during this sequence (see additionally the volumes for the years 2000, 2002 and 2003), this booklet is meant to function a syllabus for meetings in addition to a tutorial software for fellows and citizens. while, it offers a such a lot worthy replace on fresh perform and expertise for all physicians interested in the sphere of hemodialysis.

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Diseases of the Thyroid (Contemporary Endocrinology) by Lewis E. Braverman

By Lewis E. Braverman

This greatly revised and up-to-date version of a well-liked and greatly acclaimed paintings provides the newest medical and scientific advancements in thyroid ailment. New issues contain the scientific relevance of the sodium/iodide symporter (NIS), huge insurance of autoimmune thyroid disorder, and multiplied insurance of thyroid melanoma, together with recombinant human TSH. different chapters speak about thyroid disorder while pregnant and postpartum, thyroid illness in little ones and the aged, and the assessment and administration of nodular goiter. ailments of the Thyroid, second variation, presents internists and kin physicians, obstetricians and gynecologists, and endocrinologists alike with a hugely readable advisor to thyroid problems and their scientific administration.

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Diabetes Management in the Primary Care by Jeff Unger MD

By Jeff Unger MD

This publication bargains fundamental care physicians evidence-based directions for comparing and treating all sufferers with diabetes. It covers all facets of outpatient and hospital-based diabetes take care of all age teams, and comprises behavioral interventions for boosting sufferer adherence.Coverage contains fine-tuning glycemic administration with automatic self-blood glucose tracking software program, comparing and treating sufferers with metabolic syndrome and polycystic ovary syndrome, coping with psychological ailment in sufferers with diabetes, and prevention of microvascular and macrovascular problems. The e-book discusses more moderen insulin treatment protocols, insulin supply units reminiscent of pumps, pens, and inhaled insulin, and novel pharmacotherapies together with incretin mimetics and DPP-IV inhibitors.

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Biological Control of Crop Diseases (Books in Soils, Plants by Samuel S. Gnanamanickam

By Samuel S. Gnanamanickam

With contributions from greater than 30 the world over well known specialists, this booklet combines assurance of idea with insurance of worldwide practices. Highlighting the daily demanding situations of natural crop administration for low in cost real-world software, the booklet explores the organic keep watch over of ailments in 12 significant vegetation. It makes a speciality of using host plant resistance via transgenics and brought on systemic resistance as part of organic keep an eye on. themes coated contain the position of biocontrol brokers for signalling resistance, potent ecofriendly substitute to strive against bacterial, fungal, and viral infestation, and transgenic plants in illness administration.

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Hypoglycemia in Diabetes: Pathophysiology, Prevalence, and by Philip E. Cryer M.D.

By Philip E. Cryer M.D.

Iatrogenic hypoglycemia, or low blood glucose attributable to clinical remedy, is a problem dealing with individuals with diabetes and their wellbeing and fitness care services. Philip E. Cryer, MD—a Banting Medal recipient and the Irene E. & Michael M. Karl Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism at Washington collage in St. Louis—examines this power challenge from a pathophysiological perspective.

Intended for diabetes researchers and doctors who paintings heavily with sufferers with diabetes, Hypoglycemia in Diabetes presents direct perception into the factors and results of this critical scientific situation from one of many optimum specialists within the box. in line with the most recent advancements and traits within the clinical and scientific literature, readers are given the main points they wish with a purpose to be told approximately the way to determine, hinder, and deal with this unlucky situation of the diabetes care regimen.

The moment variation comprises up-to-date and multiplied references from the most recent examine. The dialogue of iatrogenic hypoglycemia has been multiplied all through to hide those new findings and to maintain the dialogue of the subject suitable.

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Clinical Endocrinology and Diabetes at a Glance by Aled Rees, Miles Levy, Andrew Lansdown

By Aled Rees, Miles Levy, Andrew Lansdown

Recognising a necessity to advertise and improve educating of medical endocrinology and diabetes in united kingdom scientific colleges, the Society for Endocrinology, in collaboration with Diabetes united kingdom and the organization of British scientific Diabetologists, created a countrywide curriculum that units out the minimal steered criteria for undergraduate scientific education.

Clinical Endocrinology and Diabetes at a Glance corresponds to the curriculum and covers all vital parts of diabetes and endocrinology in a clinically suitable and concise demeanour, with complementary figures to make sure ideas are defined in actual fact. It highlights key sensible abilities for undergraduates in response to the GMC innovations that clinical graduates can be organized for his or her origin posts. there's additionally emphasis at the value of multidisciplinary groups within the administration of endocrine ailments and diabetes. those contain sections on based schooling programmes, psychosocial points, and sufferer self-management and monitoring.

Clinical Endocrinology and Diabetes at a Glance will function a worthwhile source for scientific scholars and junior medical professionals treating sufferers with those conditions.

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