Chapter 8. Endocrinological Issues

  1. Vee P. Prasher1 and
  2. Matthew P. Janicki2
  1. Aidan McElduff

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470776216.ch8

Physical Health of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Physical Health of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

How to Cite

McElduff, A. (2002) Endocrinological Issues, in Physical Health of Adults with Intellectual Disabilities (eds V. P. Prasher and M. P. Janicki), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470776216.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Monyhull Hospital, Kings Norton, Birmingham

  2. 2

    University of Illinois at Chicago

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 20 SEP 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405102193

Online ISBN: 9780470776216

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Keywords:

  • endocrinology;
  • hypothalamus;
  • adrenal glands;
  • prolactin;
  • thyroid

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Clinical Issues

  • Lifelong Care and Appropriate Stepping (mile) Stones

  • Risk Factors for Endocrine Problems

  • Endocrine and Related Disorders

  • Screening

  • Therapeutic Approaches

  • Access to Health Care in the Usual Paradigm of Health Care Delivery

  • Conclusion

  • References