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About this book
Developed from time-tested material utilized in endocrinology courses for medical students, this comprehensive and practical guide draws together a number of related disciplines to create a straightforward and accessible approach to the study of endocrine and metabolic diseases. Designed with the student in mind, each of the main endocrine organs and disorders are covered in thematic sections on diabetes, thyroid disorders, calcium disorders, adrenal disorders, and hypothalamus and pituitary disorders. Opening with clear learning objectives, chapters within each section discuss core concepts, anatomy, embryology, histology, testing, diagnosis and pharmacology, and include clinical case scenarios and multiple choice review questions. Full-color figures and diagrams enhance and extend the content.
Perfect for in-class reference or board licensing review, Essentials of Endocrinology and Metabolism is an indispensable resource for medical and nursing students alike.
Abnormal thyroid function Adrenal disorder Growth disorder Growth hormone Hypercalcemia Hypocalcemia Hypothalamus-pituitary disorder Pituitary disorder Prolactin Puberty Secondary hypertension Thyroid cancer Thyroid disorder Thyroid nodule Type 1 diabetes Type 2 diabetes