Basic Medical Endocrinology

Basic Medical Endocrinology

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Basic Medical Endocrinology, Third Edition provides up-to-date coverage of rapidly unfolding advances in the understanding of hormones involved in regulating most aspects of bodily functions. The discussion focuses on molecular and cellular aspects of hormone production and action firmly rooted in the context of integrative physiology. Topics are approached from the perspective of a physiologist with four decades of teaching experience.

This book is richly illustrated with both descriptive schematic diagrams and laboratory findings obtained in clinical studies. Each of the thirteen in-depth chapters starts with an 'Overview' of the topic and ends with a 'Suggested Reading' list.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 469 pages
  • 148 x 230 x 26mm | 839.14g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • Approx. 200 illustrations
  • 0122904214
  • 9780122904219
  • 2,129,838

Table of contents

Introduction
Pituitary Gland
Thyroid Gland
Adrenal Glands
The Pancreatic Islets
Principles of Hormonal Integration
Regulation of Sodium and Water Balance
Hormonal Regulation of Calcium Metabolism
Hormonal Regulation of Fuel Metabolism
Hormonal Control of Growth
Hormonal Control of Reproduction in the Male
Hormonal Control of Reproduction in the Female: Pregnancy and Lactation
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"...clear chapter organization and elegant illustration. It would be a useful purchase for academic and clinical medical libraries, and may be picked up as the primary text for courses in endocrinology at medical schools."
-E-STREAMS (2003)
"...provides first year medical students with a basic knowledge of normal endocrine physiology a both cellular and molecular levels and prepare them for more advanced studies of endocrine pathology and therapies."
-TRENDS IN ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM (September 2003)
"...provides a solid overview of endocrine function and control...an introductory text that provides a solid basis of background information for the aspiring clinician, or for students planning to progress in a direction that investigates a broader range of organisms."
- GENERAL & COMPARATIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY (July 2003)
"...presents the subject of human endocrinology in a way that actually makes the reader want more...this is an outstanding text for medical students, graduate students, and researchers who need a good reference book in the field."
-LIFE SCIENCE BOOK REVIEW (2003)
" Basic Medical Endocrinology should provide first year medical students with a basic knowledge of normal endocrine physiology at both cellular and molecular levels and prepare them for more advanced studies of endocrine pathology and therapies."
-UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER "...clear chapter organization and elegant illustration. It would be a useful purchase for academic and clinical medical libraries, and may be picked up as the primary text for courses in endocrinology at medical schools."
-E-STREAMS (2003)
"...provides first year medical students with a basic knowledge of normal endocrine physiology a both cellular and molecular levels and prepare them for more advanced studies of endocrine pathology and therapies."
-TRENDS IN ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM (September 2003)
"...provides a solid overview of endocrine function and control...an introductory text that provides a solid basis of background information for the aspiring clinician, or for students planning to progress in a direction that investigates a broader range of organisms."
- GENERAL & COMPARATIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY (July 2003)
"...presents the subject of human endocrinology in a way that actually makes the reader want more...this is an outstanding text for medical students, graduate students, and researchers who need a good reference book in the field."
-LIFE SCIENCE BOOK REVIEW (2003)
" Basic Medical Endocrinology should provide first year medical students with a basic knowledge of normal endocrine physiology at both cellular and molecular levels and prepare them for more advanced studies of endocrine pathology and therapies."
-UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER
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"...clear chapter organization and elegant illustration. It would be a useful purchase for academic and clinical medical libraries..."
-E-STREAMS (September 2003)
"...provides first year medical students with a basic knowledge of normal endocrine physiology..."
-TRENDS IN ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM (September 2003)
"...an introductory text that provides a solid basis of background information..."
- GENERAL & COMPARATIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY (July 2003)
"...presents the subject of human endocrinology in a way that actually makes the reader want more..."
-LIFE SCIENCE BOOK REVIEW (2003)
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About H.Maurice Goodman

Dr. Goodman has forty-five years of experience teaching endocrinology and physiology to medical students at Harvard Medical School and at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He has been engaged in NIH funded research in endocrinology for 40 years and published more than 150 articles in leading endocrinology journals. He is the founding Chairman of his department at UMass and has recently retired as Chairman after serving for 36 years..
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