Crash Course: Metabolism and Nutrition

4th Edition


  • Marek Dominiczak
  • Olivia Vanbergen
  • Amber Appleton
  • Key Features

    • Provides the exam syllabus in one place!

    • Written by senior medical students or junior doctors – authors who really understand today’s exam situation!

    • Senior Faculty Advisors ensure complete accuracy of the text!

    • Full artwork programme, improved ‘Hints and Tips’ boxes, and ‘Clinical Application’ boxes help you remember the key points!

    • Self-Assessment section – fully updated to reflect new curriculum requirements – helps you maximise your grade!

    • Solid, accurate, user-friendly coverage provides enough detail even for those aiming at distinction!

    Table of Contents

    Part 1 Basic Medical Science
    Overview of Metabolism; Carbohydrate and Energy Metabolism; Production of NADPH; Lipid Metabolism and Transport; Protein Metabolism; Purines, Pyrimidines and Haem; Glucose Homeostasis; Nutrition
    Part 2 Clinical Assessment
    Presentation of Metabolic Disease; History and Examination; Further Investigations
    Part 3 Self Assessment
    MCQs; SAQs; EMQs


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    Mosby Ltd.
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    About the editors

    Marek Dominiczak

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Clinical Biochemistry and Medical Humanities, University of Glasgow; Consultant Biochemist, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde; Department of Biochemistry, Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow, UK

    Olivia Vanbergen

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Core Trainee Year 1, Basingstoke and North Hampshire NHS, Foundation Trust, Basingstoke, UK

    Amber Appleton

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Academic General Practitioner, Royal Free Hospital, University College London, UK