Key Features

  • More than 130 illustrations present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an easy-to-follow manner
  • Friendly and accessible approach to the subject makes learning especially easy
  • Written by students for students - authors who understand exam pressures
  • Contains ‘Hints and Tips’ boxes, and other useful aide-mémoires
  • Succinct coverage of the subject enables ‘sharp focus’ and efficient use of time during exam preparation
  • Contains a fully updated self-assessment section - ideal for honing exam skills and self-testing

Table of Contents

Glossary

1 Overview of the endocrine system

2. The hypothalamus and the pituitary gland

3. The thyroid gland

4. The adrenal glands

5. The pancreas

6. Up and coming hormones

7. Endocrine control of fluid balance

8. Endocrine control of calcium homeostasis

9. Endocrine control of growth

10. Endocrine disorders of neoplastic origin

11. Hormones of the reproductive system

Self-Assessment Questions (SAQs)

Extended Matching Questions (EMQs)

SAQ Answers

EMQ Answers

Index

Details

No. of pages:
152
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby Ltd.
Print ISBN:
9780723436232
Electronic ISBN:
9780723437703

About the editors

Ronan O'Neill

Affiliations and Expertise

Foundation Year 2 Doctor, NHS, UK

Richard Murphy

Affiliations and Expertise

FY1 Doctor, NHS Grampian, UK