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The endocrine system at a glance [electronic resource] / Ben Greenstein, Diana Wood.

Author/Creator:
Greenstein, Ben, 1941-
Other Title:
At a Glance Ser.
At a Glance, 42
At a Glance : Endocrine System at a Glance (3rd Edition)
endocrine system at a glance
At a Glance
Edition:
3rd ed.
Publication:
Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
Series:
At a glance series (Oxford, England)
At a glance series
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (145 p.)
Subjects:
Endocrinology.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The Endocrine System at a Glance provides a highly illustrated and unambiguous introduction to the basic principles and mechanisms of endocrinology and the key endocrine organs, followed by sections on reproductive and metabolic endocrinology. Clinical scenarios contextualise the basic science and illustrate how endocrine conditions present, are diagnosed, and are treated on the wards. This third edition:Includes new material on basic diagnostic tests used in the diagnosis of endocrine disordersFeatures new material on cancer and endocrinologyIncludes MCQs for each cha
Contents:
pt. 1. Fundamentals
pt. 2. Growth
pt. 3. Thyroid
pt. 4. Adrenals and autoimmunity
pt. 5. Sexual differentiation and development
pt. 6. Female reproduction
pt. 7. Male reproduction
pt. 8. Posterior pituitary hormones, salt and water balance and hypertension
pt. 9. Metabolic endocrinology : pancreas and gastrointestinal tract
pt. 10. Metabolic endocrinology : energy homeostasis and obesity
pt. 11. Calcium and metabolic bone disease
pt. 12. Self assessment.
Notes:
Includes index.
"With self-test"--Cover.
Contributor:
Wood, Diana F.
ISBN:
1-118-29400-9
OCLC:
768732404
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