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Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH)

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http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/BCCH1071_CAH.pdf

Kelton, Sheila. Vancouver, BC: Children's & Women's Health Centre of BC , 2012. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
GI 390 KEL 2012
URL Notes
(391KB).
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
URL
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/pamphlets/BCCH1071_CAH.pdf
URL Notes
(391KB).
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
GI 390 KEL 2012
copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/Hypothyroidism_123_2001.pdf

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
URL Notes
Click on the above URL to view/print.
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
URL
http://www.cw.bc.ca/library/pdf/Hypothyroidism_123_2001.pdf
URL Notes
Click on the above URL to view/print.
Audience
Patient or Public