Harrison's Endocrinology, Volume 323

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McGraw Hill Professional, 2006 - Medical - 563 pages
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Everything You Would Expect from Harrison's -- and more!

"This is a thorough review of major topics in endocrinology, encompassing many "bread and butter" aspects of the field including pituitary, thyroid, and bone diseases as well as diabetes, obesity, and endocrine tumors. Reproductive endocrinology is also addressed....This is an excellent overview of endocrine disease for students, residents, or fellows with a particular interest in endocrinology. It is also suitable for general internists who would like to hone their knowledge in endocrinology. The author writes that the book is intended for both students of medicine and practicing physicians, an appropriate audience."--Doody's Review Service

Featuring the contents of the Endocrinology section ofHarrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 16th Edition-- enhanced with important updates, new and annotated references, new illustrations, and self-assessment/exam review Questions and Answers -- this next-generation resource is perfect for the backpack, the wards, and in all clinical situations. Also great for students!

The book offers ease of use, the expertise of renowned editors and contributors, Harrison's famed coverage of disease mechanisms, invaluable guidelines for ensuring diagnostic accuracy, and state-of-the-art treatment strategies.

Harrison's Endocrinologydelivers:

  • State-of-the-art coverage of endocrine diseases and disorders
  • More than 100 full-color drawings and clinical and laboratory images
  • Expert, easy-to-use algorithms for making clinical decisions at the point of care
  • Complete coverage of disease, presentations, signs, and symptoms, and differential diagnosis
  • Authoritative coverage of diabetes, thyroid disease, adrenal disorders, and more
  • Multiple-choice Q&As for self-assessment and exam preparation and review

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Numbers in brackets refer to the Sectional chapters written or cowritten by the contributor
Professor of ObstetricsGynecology and Surgery Helen J and JAMES L JANUZZIJR MD

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About the author (2006)

J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD Irving S. Cutter Professor and Chairman Department of Medicine Northwestern University Medical School Physician-in-Chief, Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Dennis L. Kasper, MD, MA (Hon) William Ellery Channing Professor of Medicine Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Executive Dean for Academic Programs Harvard Medical School Director, Channing Laboratory Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Anthony S. Fauci, MD Chief, Laboratory of Immunoregulation Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland

Eugene Brauwald, AB, MD, MA (Hon), MD (Hon), ScD (Hon) Distinguished Hersey Professor of Medicine Faculty Dean for Academic Programs at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School Vice-President for Academic Programs Partners HealthCare System, Boston, Massachusetts

Dan L. Longo, MD Scientific Director National Institute of on Aging National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, Maryland

Stephen L. Hauser, MD Chairman and Betty Anker Fife Professor Department of Neurology University of California, San Francisco San Francisco, California

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