The Endocrine System - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780702033728, 9780702050770

The Endocrine System

2nd Edition

Systems of the Body Series

Authors: Joy Hinson Peter Raven Shern Chew
Paperback ISBN: 9780702033728
eBook ISBN: 9780702050770
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 13th May 2010
Page Count: 192

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.

Key Features

  • One of the seven volumes in the Systems of the Body series.

  • Concise text covers the core anatomy, physiology and biochemistry in an integrated manner as required by system- and problem-based medical courses.

  • The basic science is presented in the clinical context in a way appropriate for the early part of the medical course.

  • There is a linked website providing self-assessment material ideal for examination preparation.

  • Details

    No. of pages:
    192
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © Churchill Livingstone 2010
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Paperback ISBN:
    9780702033728
    eBook ISBN:
    9780702050770

    About the Authors

    Joy Hinson Author

    Affiliations and Expertise

    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 Author

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Faculty Tutor (Biomedical Sciences), Faculty of Medical Sciences, University College London; Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist, Camden & Islington Mental Health Trust, London, UK

    Shern Chew Author

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor of Endocrine Medicine, Consultant Physician, Bart's and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University, London, UK