Crash Course Endocrinology - 4th Edition

Crash Course Endocrinology

4th Edition

Authors: Ronan O'Neill Richard Murphy
Imprint: Mosby Ltd.

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


Description

The new series of Crash Course continues to provide readers with complete coverage of the MBBS curriculum in an easy-to-read, user-friendly manner. Building on the success of previous editions, the new Crash Courses retain the popular and unique features that so characterised the earlier volumes. All Crash Courses have been fully updated throughout.

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

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Mosby Ltd.
eBook ISBN:
9780723437703

About the Authors

Ronan O'Neill Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Foundation Year 2 Doctor, NHS, UK

Richard Murphy Author

Affiliations and Expertise

FY1 Doctor, NHS Grampian, UK