Crash Course Endocrinology

Crash Course Endocrinology

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Now celebrating over 10 years of success - Crash Course has been specially devised to help you get through your exams with ease. Completely revised throughout, the new edition of Crash Course is perfectly tailored to meet your needs by providing everything you need to know in one place. Clearly presented in a tried and trusted, easy-to-use, format, each book in the series gives complete coverage of the subject in a no-nonsense, user-friendly fashion. Commencing with 'Learning Objectives', each chapter guides you succinctly through the topic, giving full coverage of the curriculum whilst avoiding unnecessary and often confusing detail. Each chapter is also supported by a full artwork programme, and features the ever popular 'Hints and Tips' boxes as well as other useful aide-memoires. All volumes contain an up-to-date self-assessment section which allows you to test your knowledge and hone your exam skills. Authored by students or junior doctors - working under close faculty supervision - each volume has been prepared by someone who has recently been in the exam situation and so relates closely to your needs. So whether you need to get out of a fix or aim for distinction Crash Course is for you!!

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Product details

  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 172 x 252 x 8mm | 340.19g
  • Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Mosby
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • Approx. 128 illustrations
  • 0723436231
  • 9780723436232
  • 342,365

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

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