Publisher description for Evidence-based endocrinology / editors, PaulIne M. Camacho, Hossein Gharib, Glen W. Sizemore.

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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.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Endocrine System Diseases -- Handbooks.
Endocrine System Diseases -- Review.
Cost-Benefit Analysis -- methods -- Handbooks.
Cost-Benefit Analysis -- methods -- Review.
Evidence-Based Medicine -- methods -- Handbooks.
Evidence-Based Medicine -- methods -- Review.
Treatment Outcome -- Handbooks.
Treatment Outcome -- Review.