This edition deals with practical issues of child growth, puberty, diseases of the endocrine glands, sexual differentiation, as well as aberrations of water, electrolyte, mineral and carbohydrate metabolism. 56 clinical issues are covered by an algorithmic approach, breaking down long lists and tables of differential diagnosis into smaller, more manageable ones.
Preventive strategies are key to avoid harm and improve the treatment outcome for the growing number of patients with chronic kidney failure. This publication is intended for health care professionals – nurses as well as doctors – and aims to raise the awareness of patient safety aspects, combining medical education with evidence-based medicine.
Analyzing nutritional support at various levels and drawing on recent prospective randomized studies, this book proposes a new approach for oral, enteral and/or parenteral nutrition, reaching beyond traditional nutrition support