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Endocrinologia e metabolismo

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Ottavio Bosello, Massimo Cuzzolaro

editore: Il Mulino

pagine: 218

L'obesità è una malattia? Più sì che no; certo è che all'accumulo adiposo si associano spesso patologie somatiche, menomazioni funzionali e difficoltà psico-sociali; la speranza di vita tende a ridursi e la sua qualità a peggiorare, anche a causa dello stigma che incombe sulle persone grasse. In questo libro si affrontano tutti i problemi connessi all'obesità, dalle cause al perché della sua diffusione, dalle attuali possibilità delle cure mediche alla spinosa questione della chirurgia bariatrica, fino alle controversie intorno ai programmi di prevenzione.
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Endocrinologia nella pratica pediatrica

Boscherini, Fonte
e altri

editore: Piccin-Nuova Libraria

pagine: 494

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Elementi di endocrinologia

editore: Vita e Pensiero

pagine: 166

Il volume intende offrire tutte le informazioni scientifiche endocrinologiche necessarie a coloro che, non essendo specialisti in endocrinologia, operano in campo sanitario (medici, infermieri, ostetriche, dietologi) o sportivo. Pur nella complessità della materia, i capitoli si presentano semplici nell'esposizione senza rinunciare all'aggiornata precisione scientifica. Ciascuna ghiandola viene compiutamente descritta nei suoi aspetti fisiopatologia, sottolineando le interconnessioni fra i vari organi secretori, il sistema nervoso e il sistema immunitario. Si vuole in tal modo evidenziare il fondamentale ruolo endocrino nel fisiologico mantenimento della omeostasi dell'organismo, condizione essenziale per la salute.
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Werner & Ingbar's The Thyroid

A Fundamental and Clinical Text

David S. Cooper, Lewis E. Braverman

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 912

Werner & Ingbar's The Thyroid: A Fundamental and Clinical Text, 10th Edition has been extensively revised and streamlined to deliver the most comprehensive coverage of the thyroid including anatomy, development, biochemistry, physiology, pathophysiology, and treatment of all thyroid disorders. Entirely new chapters on the surgical management of thyroid cancer, thyroid disruptors, and thyroid hormone analogs are in this edition. New authors and an international group of contributors elevate this classic text that includes extensive clinical coverage of thyroid dysfunction's effects on other organ systems. Also addressed are clinical controversies regarding the ageing thyroid, subclinical hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism and thyroid disease in pregnancy. New to this edition: twenty-three chapters authored by new contributors and international experts; a companion website with fully searchable text for quick reference; and three new chapters discuss surgical management of thyroid cancer, thyroid disruptors, and thyroid hormone analogs to keep you up-to-date on the latest advances in the field. "This is an update of the classic thyroid text and is clearly essential for endocrinologists and thyroid surgeons. It is certainly useful for those undertaking thyroid related research but it is clearly far too detailed for students other than those undertaking basic science research in the thyroid. This edition has added the surgical management of thyroid disorders which is clearly an asset for the endocrine surgeon. With this type of reference text it is inevitable that there will be information from many years ago cited. There has however been a clear effort to update information and expand detail including more up-to-date references - studies related to markers of disease progression in thyroid cancer, cytopathology of thyroid cancer. Studies and other works that are references are of high quality and in general integral to the subject matter being discussed. There has also been a clear effort made to critically appraise the texts being cited. In general it is well written. Sections of the book can be a little monotonous only due to the subject matter i.e. thyroid hormone synthesis and thyroglobulin structure, function and biosynthesis. The diagrams and illustrations particularly in the basic science section are very useful. The use of colour images would have made them a lot more pleasing on the eye. Only for those subspecializing in thyroid disorders or conducting research into the thyroid gland. This book has helped me to understand the thyroid gland further and will continue to do so. It is the type of book one consults to answer a specific question and to provide context for a clinical problem." (BMA Medical Book Award reviewer, 2013 BMA Medical Book Awards).
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The Washington Manual of Endocrinology Subspecialty Consult

Janet B. McGill, Katherine E. Henderson
e altri

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 384

The Washington Manual (trademark) Subspecialty Consult Series Prepared by specialty fellows and faculty in the Department of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine - and reviewed by attending physicians in each field - each volume in this renowned series delivers the on-the-spot help you need to provide quality patient management. Right from the initial call, you'll learn how to take a patient history, how to interpret exam findings, what tests to order, how to complete the workup, and how to formulate an effective management plan. The Third Edition of The Washington Manual of Endocrinology Subspecialty Consult continues to provide the practical, stepwise guidance you've come to trust from The Washington Manual (trademark) and has been fully updated to include current and practical approaches to the endocrine disorders most often seen in clinical consultation. This book emphasis on key approaches to evaluation and treatment helps you hone diagnostic skills, broaden therapeutic options, and improve outcomes; core subject areas include diabetes, thyroid disease, pituitary disorders, and bone topics. Chapters on obesity, vitamin D, lipids, HIV/AIDS, and polyendocrine syndromes complement the core subjects; key points to remember in each chapter deliver vital diagnostic and treatment information; clinical pearls highlighted in bold let you benefit from the experience of seasoned clinicians new to the Third Edition...Updated content addresses the latest developments in the pathophysiology and treatment of endocrine disorders; Updated drug dosing information helps you keep pace with the latest indications and standards; and new chapter addresses inpatient management of diabetes.
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Surgery of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands

Gregory W. Randolph

editore: Saunders

pagine: 736

This title features all the relevant anatomy, surgical procedures, and workup needed for residency. The book has expert guidance on preoperative evaluation, surgical anatomy, intraoperative techniques, and postoperative management for a full range of malignant and benign disorders of the thyroid and parathyroid glands.
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Churchill's Pocketbook of Diabetes

Andrew Collier, Sujoy Ghosh

editore: Churchill Livingstone

pagine: 344

The incidence of diabetes is increasing at epidemic proportions worldwide, presenting a huge challenge to modern medicine. In response, scientific advances in the understanding of diabetes and its complications are being translated into improved clinical practice at ever faster rates. Greater understanding of aetiopathogenesis of the different types of diabetes, the emerging roles of novel pharmacological agents and the importance placed on multidisciplinary team working and multi-risk - factor treatment all contribute to this. Now in a fully revised second edition, this clear, concise guide to modern diabetes and its management will prove invaluable to all health professionals in this field.
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Evidence-based Endocrinology

Pauline M. Camacho

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 432

This pocket-sized quick-reference handbook presents evidence-based recommendations for diagnosis and treatment of endocrine disorders. The authors summarize the latest and best clinical studies supporting the practice recommendations and grade each study to indicate the benefits and risks of the therapy and the reliability of the study results. Chapters cover disorders in the major areas of endocrinology - hypothalamic-pituitary, thyroid, adrenal, metabolic bone, reproductive, diabetes, lipid disorders, obesity and nutrition, endocrine malignancies, and genetics.
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Diabetes Chronic Complications

Kenneth M. Shaw, Michael H. Cummings

editore: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)

pagine: 352

This edition of Diabetes: Chronic Complications provides both the experienced and trainee endocrinologist with easy-to-read, up-to-date practical guidance on the management of the many complications that can result from the onset of diabetes, such as kidney failure, cardiovascular disease, retinal failure, and cerebrovascular disease. Reflecting the rapid developments currently taking place in the field, the second edition introduces a brand-new section on liver complications in diabetes, additional material on mental health complications in the section on diabetes and the brain, coverage of dyslipidaemia and hypertension in the section on diabetes and the heart, five MCQ's in each section to help improve clinical skills, and a case study and key points summary box in every chapter.
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Diagnostic Pathology and Molecular Genetics of the Thyroid

A Comprehensive Guide for Practicing Thyroid Pathology

Lester D. R. Thompson, Paul W. Biddinger
e altri

editore: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

pagine: 448

"Diagnostic Pathology and Molecular Genetics of the Thyroid, Second Edition", offers a comprehensive overview of the diagnostic surgical pathology, cytopathology, immunohistochemistry and molecular genetics of the thyroid diseases, including neoplastic and non-neoplastic conditions. The book provides a detailed description of the surgical pathology of thyroid diseases side by side with major advances in immunohistochemistry and molecular genetics that can be used in evaluating thyroid tumors and non-neoplastic diseases.
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Critical Care Management of the Obese Patient

Ali El Solh

editore: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)

pagine: 254

This book provides health professionals with sound clinical advice on management of the obese patient admitted into hospital. It addresses all aspects of the patient's care, as well as serving as a resource to facilitate the management of services, use of clinical information, and negotiation of ethical issues that occur in intensive care. As the number of obese patients in intensive care continues to grow, this book will serve as a comprehensive clinical resource for everyday use by both obesity specialists and emergency medicine physicians.
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Essential Endocrinology and Diabetes

Includes Free Desktop Edition

Neil A. Hanley, Richard I. G. Holt

editore: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)

pagine: 392

Beautifully presented, and now in full colour, the sixth edition of Essential Endocrinology and Diabetes is fully up-to-date with the latest knowledge and concepts on the workings of the endocrine system. It explains the key principles of endocrine physiology in an easy reading style popular with students, clinicians and scientists. The invaluable background on basic science and investigation, including new molecular techniques, provides the foundation for detailed discussion of the diagnosis and management of clinical endocrine disorders and diabetes. The teaching style and presentation has been strengthened throughout, and includes learning objectives and "recap" links at the beginning of each chapter that remind the reader of key findings and principles, while cross-referencing makes it easy to locate related information quickly and efficiently. There are also more case studies, with detailed answers applying theory to practice. Essential Endocrinology and Diabetes is the perfect resource for a course on endocrinology and diabetes, as part of USMLE teaching, and an on-going companion during postgraduate clinical and scientific study. It is accompanied by a FREE enhanced Wiley Desktop Edition - the interactive, digital version of the book - featuring downloadable text and images, highlighting and note taking facilities, book-marking, cross-referencing, in-text searching, and linking to references and glossary terms.
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Ipertensione e surrene

Giorgio De Toma, Claudio Letizia

editore: Minerva Medica

pagine: 400

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Il diabete tipo 2. Tutte le risposte a portata di mano

Charles Fox, Anne Kilvert

editore: Ercules Comunicazioni

pagine: 329

Edizione italiana di "Type 2 Diabetes: Answers at your fingertips", 7th edition. Un manuale pronto all'uso per conoscere e riconoscere le mille facce del diabete tipo 2. Gli autori, medici specializzati nella cura del diabete, rispondono a circa 400 domande su ogni aspetto del vivere quotidiano con questa malattia cronica. La lettura di questo libro aiuta chi, ogni giorno, affronta il diabete in prima persona. Fornisce: informazioni aggiornate sulle terapie disponibili e sulle più promettenti in sperimentazione; consigli su come raggiungere il miglior controllo possibile del diabete nella gestione quotidiana; risposte a dozzine di domande sullo stile di vita (dal lavoro alle vacanze, dallo sport alla contraccezione); suggerimenti per mangiare sano, mantenere la forma fisica e abbinare terapie complementari.

Le nuove risposte sul diabete

a cura di C. Berra, M. Mirani

editore: Pendragon

pagine: 85

"La cura di una condizione cronica come il diabete mellito implica per i pazienti una profonda modifica dello stile di vita e la necessità di un'autogestione consapevole e quotidiana della malattia. La dieta, l'attività fisica e la terapia farmacologica rappresentano i cardini del trattamento del diabete, ma solo se associate all'educazione terapeutica rendono possibile il raggiungimento degli obiettivi curativi fondamentali per il buon compenso e la riduzione del rischio delle complicanze croniche. Educare un paziente all'autogestione significa fornirgli le informazioni corrette riguardo la malattia e tutti gli aspetti ad essa correlati, far apprendere e utilizzare strumenti di autocontrollo della glicemia, del peso corporeo e dell'attività fisica per mettere in atto uno stile di vita salutare. Questo manuale risponde in modo perfetto al primo e fondamentale aspetto dell'educazione terapeutica: la corretta informazione. La struttura a domanda-risposta è la più idonea per aiutare il paziente nel percorso formativo. Le risposte, esaustive e semplici, sono valido strumento sia per le persone con diabete che per i loro curanti: infatti, un paziente correttamente informato è sicuramente e più facilmente posto nella condizione di evitare il fallimento terapeutico e attuare uno stile di vita corretto. Grazie quindi agli autori per il prezioso contributo che sarà sicuramente utile sia ai pazienti che al team diabetologico nella gestione ottimale del diabete." (Emanuela Orsi)
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Dolce di mio. Come convivere con il diabete

Emanuela Baio

editore: Franco Angeli

pagine: 144


Togliamoci il peso. Riconoscere e combattere il sovrappeso e l'obesità

Marina Biglia, Carlo Gargiulo

editore: Mondadori Electa

pagine: 183

L'obesità è una malattia difficile da combattere; sconfiggerla è una sfida che richiede grandi sacrifici e scelte coraggiose. "Togliamoci il peso" racconta la complessità del fenomeno e fornisce gli strumenti per imparare a riconoscere il problema e acquisire la consapevolezza necessaria per affrontarlo. Avvalendosi del contributo di medici specialisti, nutrizionisti e psicologi, il volume descrive gli aspetti fondamentali di questo disturbo, prende in esame le possibili cause e le soluzioni, le varie tipologie di intervento chirurgico e i passi successivi da compiere; lo arricchiscono inoltre i racconti in prima persona di chi è guarito o è ancora alla ricerca del proprio equilibrio psicofisico. Scritto a quattro mani da Carlo Gargiulo, medico conosciutissimo dal grande pubblico e da sempre impegnato sul fronte della divulgazione, e da Marina Biglia, presidente dell'associazione Insieme Amici Obesi ed ex grande obesa, "Togliamoci il peso" si pone come un importante contributo per comprendere una delle malattie più insidiose dei nostri giorni.
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