Clinical Endocrinology Paperback / softback
From reviews:"Clinical Endocrinology is very well written and beautifully illustrated."Lancet Diabetes Endocrinology, January 2013"Allin all this is an excellent, essential textbook which does the job admirably interms of synthesising the essence of human physiology and excreting a patient-centredapproach to addressing the clinical manifestations of endocrine hypo- andhyper-function. The Endocrinologist, December 2013"Thisbook would appeal particularly to medical students or endocrinologists intraining... [It] provides a useful review of endocrinology in acomprehensive manner starting from basic science principles and ending withclinical applications."Doody's Notes, May 2013Whether you are a student of biomedicine or medicine,trainee, resident, or endocrinology fellow, ClinicalEndocrinology provides you with the core information you need to understandthis notoriously complex subject.
The book describes the biochemistry,physiology, and anatomy that underpin clinical practice and then integratesgenuine clinical cases to show the application of this basic science indiagnosis and treatment. Key features include:* a flowing narrative that leads you through thebasic science* boxes that provide core reference information* advanced boxes that provide additional materialsuitable for residents and fellows* case studies that link with the text anddescribe the presentation, diagnosis, and management of real patients* further clinical material that builds on thebasic science and describes the causes of endocrine disorders, their clinicalfeatures, and treatment options* coverage of the latest advances and discoveries* self-assessment questions to test understandingThe book is lavishly illustrated throughout with linedrawings and clinical photographs. The authors, one a scientist and the other a clinician, guideyou through the complexities of physiology and biochemistry so that you canunderstand the nature and management of endocrine pathologies.
At all timesthey relate basic science to clinical medicine in a clear and lucid style thatis both practical and clinically relevant. About the authors: Professor Saffron Whitehead is Professor of Endocrine Physiology at St George's Medical School, University of London Dr John Miell is a Consultant Endocrinologist at University Hospital Lewisham, London
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 480 pages
- Publisher: Scion Publishing Ltd
- Publication Date: 08/10/2012
- Category: Endocrinology
- ISBN: 9781904842859