Handbook of Endocrine Protocols is a concise guide to basic tests and algorithms required to investigate disorders of the endocrine system. The book is divided into eight chapters with the first covering renal tests, bone profile, lipid profile, liver function test diabetes and hormone assays.
Further chapters demonstrate basic tests and imaging for the evaluation of various endocrine glands, including thyroid, parathyroid, pancreas, adrenal gland, ovaries, testes and pituitary.
A range of endocrine disorders are evaluated in detail, including diabetes mellitus, acromegaly and Cushing's disease.
Protocols are included for endocrine testing, and protocols for the treatment of endocrine conditions including diabetes are covered in detail. Drug dose recommendations are provided for antiepileptic drugs, antihypertensive medication, diabetic medication, hormone therapy, drugs used for resuscitation and drugs for osteoporosis.
All of the information is presented in tables, making this Handbook of Endocrine Protocols ideal for day-to-day reference. Key PointsConcise guide to endocrinology and metabolism protocolsEight chapters covering a broad range of endocrine disordersTreatments and drug dose recommendations for many conditionsInformation presented in tables for ease of reference
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