Advanced Practice in Endocrinology Nursing (2019) (PDF) by Sofia Llahana



Advanced Practice in Endocrinology Nursing (2019) (PDF) by Sofia Llahana

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  • Year: 2019
  • Page Number: 1370 pages
  • File Type: PDF
  • File Size: 39.50 MB
  • Authors/ Editiors: Sofia Llahana


This book provides a comprehensive guide for nurses practicing in any area of endocrinology and at any level of expertise. Endocrinology Nursing is a fast-developing specialty with nurses performing advanced roles and expanding their practice to run independent nurse-led services. Supported by the European Society of Endocrinology (ESE) and edited by members of the ESE Nurses Working Group, this is the first book ever published specifically for endocrine nurses. It is also an excellent resource for endocrinology specialty trainees, general practitioners, medical and nursing students, expert patients and nurses working in specialties such as fertility, osteoporosis, oncology, obesity, urology and gynaecology, who look after patients with endocrine-related disorders.

This volume includes 13 sections and 69 chapters providing a comprehensive overview of adult and paediatric endocrinology but also a section on advanced practice, role development and nursing research. It has been written by an international team of more than 100 eminent nurses, physicians, surgeons, psychologists and other healthcare professionals, which makes this book a valuable resource for any multidisciplinary team. Many patient advocacy groups have contributed with case studies which emphasises the close working relationships with patients.

Dr. Sofia Llahana, DNSc, MSc, BSc(Hons), RN, INP, is a Senior Lecturer, Education and Research, in Advanced Clinical Practice at City, University of London. She was the first Consultant Nurse in Endocrinology in the United Kingdom and worked at University College Hospital in London where she continues to maintain an honorary position. She has a special clinical and research interest in pituitary and adrenal conditions, reproductive endocrinology, men’s health, self-management, adherence to medication and behavioural medicine. Her current research portfolio includes ongoing and new investigator-led and collaborative national and European studies in adrenal insufficiency, testosterone replacement therapy, male reproduction, pituitary conditions, growth hormone deficiency, and type 2 diabetes. She is the Chair of the Nurses Committee and a member of the Executive Committee of the European Society of Endocrinology (ESE), a Board member of the Federation of International Nurses in Endocrinology (FINE), and the only nurse member in the Scientific Committee for the International Congress in Men’s Health. She also holds affiliations with several national and international Patient Advocacy Groups in Endocrinology.

Dr.Cecilia Follin graduated as a registered nurse from Institution of Health care science at the Medical faculty of Lund University in Sweden. She has over 15 years of experience from the field of Endocrinology. She holds particular interest in late complications after childhood cancer and pituitary and hypothalamic disorders. Cecilia is initiator and chair of the Nordic network of endocrine nurses.

In 2010 Dr Follin was awarded with a PhD degree in Endocrinology. The thesis was titled ”Late complications of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), with special reference to hormone secretion, cardiovascular risk and bone health”. In 2010-2012 Cecilia had a post-doc position at the institution of clinical sciences and currently she has a postition as researcher and senior teacher at Lund University. Dr Follin has published numerous of papers.
Dr. Christine G. Yedinak (DNP, FNP-BC, MN, RN) is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner and a Doctor of Nursing Practice who has provided clinical diagnosis and management of patients with pituitary and adrenal dysfunction for the last 14 years. She completed her post graduate and Doctoral Studies at Oregon Health & Sciences University, Portland Oregon. Dr. Yedinak also holds a post Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Education in Nursing from University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia and provides clinical mentorship for doctoral and advanced practice nursing students, endocrine and neurosurgical residents and fellows. Her Doctoral project involved the development and pilot of an instrument for the measurement of Quality of Life in patients with pituitary tumors and diseases. Her ongoing clinical research is focused on clinical outcome studies and issues in the management of patients with acute and chronic pituitary diseases. Dr. Yedinak is involved in ongoing international collaborative studies in pituitary diseases. She authored 28 peer-reviewed articles, 43 abstracts and 6 book chapters and has presented her research at numerous scientific meetings worldwide. Dr. Yedinak is the President-elect of the US Endocrine Nurses Association, is co- founder of the Federation of International Nurses in Endocrinology (F.I.N.E) and a member of the European Society of Endocrinology Nurses’ Working Group.

Prof. Ashley Grossmann is Professor of Endocrinology and Consultant Physician at Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology &; Metabolism, in Green Templeton College,Oxford, UK. His original interest lay on uncovering the control and regulatory mechanisms for the hypthalamus and pituitary. He is immediate Past-President of the European Neuroendocrine Association (ENEA), Chairman of the UKI Neuroendocrine Tumour Society (UKINETS), Chairman of the European Neuroendocrine Society (ENETS) Advisory Board, a Member of Council of the European Society for Clinical Investigation, and President elect for the European Society of Endocrinology.

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⭐ Arrived today in two volumes. I love it already. Great information, well formatted.

⭐ Buy from amazon and you get both books! Very pleased I got this – it is already (and will continue to be) extremely useful… The lack of an index in such complex books is perplexing and the only negative… Kindle access for those who invest in the hard copy might inspire more sales and make it truly useful – especially at work!

⭐ Brilliant book! Been waiting ages for this and finally it is here. I made sure that our institution has the hard copy and I have purchased the kindle version for my personal use. The kindle version is perfect, downloaded the book in my ipad (kindle app) which is very handy especially when you are always on the move. The book is clearly laid out, with each section/ topic starting from the basic A&P which then branches out into different conditions of the gland in discussion. I will definitely use this book and feel that this will be my work bible! It is 1337 pages and according to Kindle, it will take me 57 hrs and 11 mins to read it, so I better get cracking!

⭐ Unfortunately I’ve had to send my copy back. Please be aware you are paying for volume 2 only.Volume 1 is sold separately and the same price as volume 2. Or so I have been informed by customer services.What a shame we are being priced out ofSuch a fantastic resource.

⭐ A splendid concise educational book containing the very latest medical practices in Endocrinology, wonderfully presented in this two volume set containing over 1300 pages, a credit to its compilers.

⭐ Not correct which has greatly disapointmented me


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