Diseases of the Thyroid
Book News, Inc. Provides an updated review of various aspects of clinical thyroidology, and the molecular biology of thyroid hormone action. Includes topics ranging from neonatal thyroid screening, thyroid dysfunction during infancy and childhood, peripartum thyroid disorders, and thyroid disease in elders to the pathogenesis and treatment of nodular goiter, thyroid cancer, thyrotoxicosis, and hyperthyroidism. The worldwide problem of iodine deficiency and its eradication is also discussed along with environmental goitro-gens and iodine-induced thyroid disease. Of interest to endocrinologists, primary care physicians, obstetricians, and gynecologists. -- Copyright © 1999 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR All rights reserved
Synopsis This work combines the understanding of thyroid physiology and pathophysiology with clinical knowledge to offer primary physicians and endocrinologists a sound basis from which to understand and treat a variety of thyroid disorders from birth to old age.