Harrison's Endocrinology, 3E

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McGraw Hill Professional, Mar 22, 2013 - Medical - 560 pages

Endocrinology – as only HARRISON’S can cover it

Featuring a superb compilation of chapters on endocrinology that appear in Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, Eighteenth Edition, this concise, full-color clinical companion delivers the latest knowledge in the field backed by the scientific rigor and authority that have defined Harrison’s. You will find content from renowned editors and contributors in a carry-anywhere presentation that is ideal for the classroom, clinic, ward, or exam/certification preparation.

Features

  • An organization that reflects the physiologic roots of endocrinology: Pituitary, Thyroid, and Adrenal Disorders; Reproductive Endocrinology; Diabetes Mellitus, Obesity, Lipoprotein Metabolism; Disorders Affecting Multiple Endocrine Systems; and Disorders of Bone and Calcium Metabolism
  • An important introduction that uses numerous examples of translational research to link genetics, cell biology, and physiology with pathophysiology and treatment
  • Integration of pathophysiology with clinical management
  • 108 high-yield questions and answers drawn from Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine Self-Assessment and Board Review, 18e
  • Updates and new developments since the publication of Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, 18e
  • 29 chapters written by physicians who are recognized experts in the field of endocrinology
  • Helpful appendix of laboratory values of clinical importance
 

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Contents

1 Principles of Endocrinology
1
Pituitary Thyroid and Adrenal Disorders
15
Reproductive Endocrinology
135
Diabetes Mellitus Obesity Lipoprotein Metabolism
233
Disorders Affecting Multiple Endocrine Systems
341
Disorders of Bone and Calcium Metabolism
383
Laboratory Values of Clinical Importance
471
Review and SelfAssessment
487
Index
527
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About the author (2013)

C.F. Kettering Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Molecular Medicine Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL.

J. Larry Jameson MD PhD
Lewis Landsberg Dean
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University
Chicago Illinois

Dr Jameson was just awarded the Fred Conrad Koch Award for 2009, given by the Endocrine Society for outstanding contributions to the field of endocrinology It is the highest award given to the endocrine society.

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