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Epidemiology of Thyroid Disorders provides comprehensive, clinical knowledge to professionals dealing with thyroid disorders. The book focuses on the pathophysiology of thyroid disorders, the prevalence and incidence of various diseases, and their prevention. This focused analysis on thyroid disorders raises awareness of this global problem that, once diagnosed or misdiagnosed, can sometimes lead to over-treatment and cardiovascular complications, especially in the elderly. This succinct, targeted reference gives the reader excellent information on the epidemiology of global thyroid disorders, as well as up-to-date treatment data and a special focus on prevention.
- Serves as a starting point for medical professionals, addressing the patterns, risk factors, prevention, and treatment of thyroid disorders around the world
- Discusses the prevalence of thyroid disorders around the world, covering disability and cost burden
- Covers recent trends, technologies and advancements in the management of thyroid diseases
Endocrinologists, diabetologists, obesity researchers, nutrtionists, general practitioners, students, dietitians, public health researchers
Part I: Principles and Concepts
1. Global Impacts of Thyroid Disorders
2. Structures and Functions of the Thyroid Gland
3. Iodine and Thyroid Hormones
4. Effects of Thyroid Hormones in the Fetus
Part II: Thyroid Dysfunction and Clinical Application
7. Subclinical Hypothyroidism
9. Subclinical Hyperthyroidism
11. Thyrotoxic Crisis (Thyroid Storm)
12. Autoimmune Thyroid Disorders
13. Thyroid Dysfunction and The Heart
14. Thyroid Dysfunction and Mental Disorders
Part III: Global Epidemiology of Thyroid Neoplasms
15. Benign Thyroid Adenomas
16. Thyroid Cancer
Part IV: Special Populations
17. Pregnancy and Thyroid Dysfunction
18. Thyroid Dysfunction in the Elderly
- No. of pages:
- © Elsevier 2020
- 3rd February 2020
- Paperback ISBN:
Dr. Moini taught medical and allied health students for 39 years. For 29 of these years, he taught anatomy and pathophysiology. He was assistant professor at Tehran University, Medical School, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, for nine years. For 18 years, he was the Director of Epidemiology for the Brevard County Health Department. For 15 years, he was the Director of Science and Health for Everest University in Melbourne FL. He was also a Professor of Science and Health at Everest for a total of 24 years. For 6 years, he was a Professor of Science and Health at Eastern Florida State College, but is now retired. Since 1999, he has been an international author of 38 books.
Professor of Science and Health (retired), Eastern Florida State College, Palm Bay, FL, USA
Dr. Katherine Pereira is a Professor at the Duke University School of Nursing in Durham, North Carolina. She is a Family Nurse Practitioner with over 16 years of clinical experience working with patients with complex endocrine disorders. Dr. Pereira received her BSN from the University of Virginia and her MSN and Doctor of Nursing Practice Degrees from Duke University. In recognition of her contributions to nursing and outstanding patient care, she has been named as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and the American Association for Nurse Practitioners.
Professor of Nursing, Duke University School of Nursing, USA
Dr. Mohtashem Samsam is a Professor of Medicine and a faculty at the Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences and College of Medicine at the University of Central Florida. Dr. Samsam studied medicine in the English language program of Albert Szent-Gyorgyi Medical University, in Szeged, Hungary (1991- 1996) and received his PhD from Department of Cell Biology and Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Salamanca, Spain, in 2002. He completed his post-doc studies in Wuerzburg University, Germany (1999- 2002).
Professor of Medicine, Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences and College of Medicine,University of Central Florida, USA