IAP Textbook on Pediatric Endocrinology

by Vaman Khadilkar, Anurag Bajpai, Hemchand K Prasad

This IAP (Indian Academy of Pediatrics) textbook focuses on pediatric endocrinology. Endocrine system plays a critical role in physical and mental development, especially during the delicate antenatal and postnatal period as well as during adolescence. This book comprised of 21 sections, which include basics in pediatric endocrinology, clinical pointers to endocrine disorders in pediatric practice, disorders of puberty, thyroid gland and its disorders, the adrenal gland and its disorders, disorders of sexual development, disorders of water, electrolytes and acid base, disorders of calcium, phosphorus and bone metabolism, disorders of parathyroid hormone, polyglandular syndromes, hypoglycemia, diabetes mellitus, lipid disorders in children, obesity in children, low birth weight and endocrine dysfunction in postnatal life, practical protocols for dynamic testing in children, radiology in pediatric endocrinology, drugs in pediatric endocrinology, which are further divided into 60 chapters. The book covers almost all aspects of pediatric endocrinology, growth disorders and diabetes in children. This book is enriched with flowcharts, diagrams, photographs and guidelines. At the end of each chapter, there is a comprehensive bibliography to expand readers’ knowledge beyond this book. The text will also be useful to DM endocrine students who have special interest in pediatric endocrinology. Postgraduates in pediatric training will also benefit from the basics written at the beginning of each chapter.

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Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Khadilkar Vaman
Jehangir Hospital, Pune and Bombay Hospital, Mumbai; Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune, Maharashtra, India
2. Bajpai Anurag
Regency Center for Diabetes Endocrinology and Research, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram, Haryana, India
3. Prasad Hemchand K Mehta Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
ISBN 9789352709052
Speciality Diabetes & Endocrinology, Pediatrics
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18190
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2019
Pages 644
Book Type Professional

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