Endocrine and metabolic disorders

Edited by Edward Alan Glasper, Gillian McEwing and Jim Richardson

in Oxford Handbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198569572
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597901 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Endocrine and metabolic disorders

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The endocrine system: related anatomy and physiology - Type 1 diabetes mellitus in childhood and adolescence - Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) - Management of DKA - Type 2 diabetes mellitus - Maturity-onset diabetes mellitus of the young (MODY) - Hypothyroidism - Short stature - Tall stature - Inborn errors of metabolism - Phenylketonuria (PKU) - Galactosaemia - The mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS) - Related skills - Blood glucose monitoring - Calculating insulin dosages and insulin types

Chapter.  6654 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Paediatrics

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