This edition of the benchmark text on clinical pediatric endocrinology still remains at the forefront of world clinical opinion. Furthermore, the style, which has been the hallmark of the book for the last 20 years, has been maintained for this Fifth Edition.
Features of this Fifth Edition include:
Special new chapters cover the fetal origins of adult disease and theendocrine consequences and management of critical illness
Now opens with a basic science section summarizing the mechanisms of hormone action, genomics, proteomics and the application of molecular biology to clinical practice
Two new co–editors have been introduced – Peter Clayton and Rosalind Brown
Every chapter has been updated