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Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH)

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Kelton, Sheila. Vancouver, BC: Children's & Women's Health Centre of BC , 2012. (Book)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
This booklet describes the condition, including the physiology of the adrenal pathway, but it has an emphasis on practical details, such as measuring/giving salt to infants, preventing adrenal crisis, giving emergency injections, etc. There is also a section on issues for families and girls whose f…
Title
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH)
Author
Kelton, Sheila
Corporate Author
Endocrinology Clinic, BC Children's Hospital
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
Children's & Women's Health Centre of BC
Year Published
2012
Physical Description
Paperback, 34 P.
Topics
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
Adrenal Gland. Adrenal Gland Diseases
Endocrinology
Abstract
This booklet describes the condition, including the physiology of the adrenal pathway, but it has an emphasis on practical details, such as measuring/giving salt to infants, preventing adrenal crisis, giving emergency injections, etc. There is also a section on issues for families and girls whose fetal development has been affected by excess androgens. The booklet has been written with input from parents and adult women affected by CAH.
Notes
BCCH1071
ISBN
0000000000001
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Website
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/BCCH1071_CAH.pdf
Audience
Patient or Public
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Kelton, Sheila. Vancouver, BC: BC Children's Hospital , 2008. (Online, Pamphlet)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Family Support & Resource Centre
This booklet describes the condition of hypopituitarism with chapters specific to each of five hormones. The emphasis is on practical details of home life, replacing hormones and making decisions about management. The booklet has been written with input from parents and youth affected by hypopituit…
Title
Hypopituitarism
Author
Kelton, Sheila
Corporate Author
Endocrinology Clinic
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
BC Children's Hospital
Year Published
2008
Physical Description
PDF, 62 p.
Topics
Hypopituitarism
Endocrinology
Abstract
This booklet describes the condition of hypopituitarism with chapters specific to each of five hormones. The emphasis is on practical details of home life, replacing hormones and making decisions about management. The booklet has been written with input from parents and youth affected by hypopituitarism.
Notes
BCCH1464
Language
English
Material Type
Online
Pamphlet
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Family Support & Resource Centre
Website
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/BCCH1464Hypopituitarism.pdf
Audience
Patient or Public
Kelton, Sheila. Vancouver, BC: BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre , 2007. (Pamphlet, Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Professional
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Written in Chinese, this booklet begins with an explanation of the common forms of hyperthyroidism in children and youth. Diagnostic tests are reviewed in the context of the hypothalamic–pituitary–thyroid feedback system. The diagnostic approach to this condition and the various modes of treatment …
Title
Hyperthyroidism (Chinese version)
Author
Kelton, Sheila
Corporate Author
BCCH Endocrinology Clinic
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre
Year Published
2007
Physical Description
PDF file, 16 p. , ill.
Topics
Hyperthyroidism
Endocrinology
Abstract
Written in Chinese, this booklet begins with an explanation of the common forms of hyperthyroidism in children and youth. Diagnostic tests are reviewed in the context of the hypothalamic–pituitary–thyroid feedback system. The diagnostic approach to this condition and the various modes of treatment are reviewed in detail. The last section answers frequently asked questions and provides a list of Internet resources and support groups for families dealing with children with hyperthyroidism
Notes
PE#124
ISBN
0000000000004
Language
Chinese
Material Type
Pamphlet
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Website
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/ChineseHyperthroidism.pdf
Audience
Patient or Public
Professional
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Connaughty, Sharon, Kelton, Sheila. Vancouver, BC: BC Children's Hospital , 2007. (Pamphlet, Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Both congenital and acquired hypothyroidism are explained in this booklet. The effect of thyroid deficiency on the infant and on the growing child is outlined in detail. Diagnostic tests are reviewed in the context of the hypothalamic–pituitary–thyroid feedback system. The last section discusses th…
Title
Hypothyroidism
Author
Connaughty, Sharon
Kelton, Sheila
Corporate Author
Endocrinology Clinic
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
BC Children's Hospital
Year Published
2007
Physical Description
PDF, 13 p.
Topics
Hypothyroidism
Thyroid Gland. Thyroid Gland Diseases
Endocrine System. Endocrine Diseases. Endocrinology
Endocrinology
Abstract
Both congenital and acquired hypothyroidism are explained in this booklet. The effect of thyroid deficiency on the infant and on the growing child is outlined in detail. Diagnostic tests are reviewed in the context of the hypothalamic–pituitary–thyroid feedback system. The last section discusses thyroid hormone replacement therapy and the importance of ongoing clinical and laboratory monitoring as the child grows.
Language
English
Material Type
Pamphlet
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Website
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/Hypothyroidism_123_2001.pdf
Audience
Patient or Public
Kelton, Sheila. Vancouver, BC: Children's & Women's Health Centre of BC , 2004. Rev. ed. (Pamphlet, Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
This booklet begins with an explanation of the common forms of hyperthyroidism in children and youth. Diagnostic tests are reviewed in the context of the hypothalamic–pituitary–thyroid feedback system. The diagnostic approach to this condition and the various modes of treatment are reviewed in deta…
Title
Hyperthyroidism
Author
Kelton, Sheila
Corporate Author
BCCH Endocrinology Clinic
Edition
Rev. ed.
Place
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
Children's & Women's Health Centre of BC
Year Published
2004
Physical Description
PDF file, 15 p., ill.
Topics
Hyperthyroidism
Thyroid Gland. Thyroid Gland Diseases
Endocrine System. Endocrine Diseases. Endocrinology
Endocrinology
Abstract
This booklet begins with an explanation of the common forms of hyperthyroidism in children and youth. Diagnostic tests are reviewed in the context of the hypothalamic–pituitary–thyroid feedback system. The diagnostic approach to this condition and the various modes of treatment are reviewed in detail. The last section answers frequently asked questions and provides a list of Internet resources and support groups for families dealing with children with hyperthyroidism
Notes
BCCH1124
ISBN
0000000000003
Language
English
Material Type
Pamphlet
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Website
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/BCCH1124Hyperthyroidism.pdf
Audience
Patient or Public
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