Crash Course: Metabolism and Nutrition - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9780723436263, 9780723437635

Crash Course: Metabolism and Nutrition

4th Edition

Series Editors: Daniel Horton-Szar
Editors: Marek Dominiczak
Authors: Olivia Vanbergen Amber Appleton
eBook ISBN: 9780723437635
Imprint: Mosby Ltd.
Published Date: 26th September 2012
Page Count: 240

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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


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

  • 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!


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About the Series Editors

Daniel Horton-Szar Series Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Northgate Medical Practice, Canterbury, Kent, UK

About the Editors

Marek Dominiczak Editor

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

About the Authors

Olivia Vanbergen Author

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Amber Appleton Author

Affiliations and Expertise

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