The Endocrine System

Systems of the Body Series

By

  • Joy Hinson, BSc, PhD, DSc, FHEA, Professor of Endocrine Science, Dean for Postgraduate Studies, Bart's and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK
  • Peter Raven, BSc PhD MBBS MRCP MRCPsych FHEA, Faculty Tutor (Biomedical Sciences), Faculty of Medical Sciences, University College London; Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist, Camden & Islington Mental Health Trust, London, UK
  • Shern Chew, BSc, MD, FRCP, Professor of Endocrine Medicine, Consultant Physician, Bart's and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University, London, UK

Audience

Medical and other health science students

 

Book information

  • Published: May 2010
  • Imprint: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-3372-8


Table of Contents

Introduction. The hypothalamus and pituitary part I: the hypothalamus and posterior pituitary. The hypothalamus and pituitary part II: the anterior pituitary. The adrenal glands. The thyroid gland. Hormonal control of reproduction part I: male reproductive system. Hormonal control of reproduction part II: female reproductive system. Hormonal control of reproduction part III: sex hormones during development. Insulin and the regulation of plasma glucose. Hormonal regulation of plasma calcium and calcium metabolism. Miscellaneous hormones.