"The book thus succeeds in presenting a comprehensive overview of endocrinology for students of health sciences and of clinical endocrinology. It is a concise guide as well as a revision aid. Practicing clinicians also will enjoy dipping into the book from time to time for refreshing knowledge." (J.Trop.Ped, 2011)
From the Back Cover
The Endocrine System at a Glance
provides a highlyillustrated and unambiguous introduction to the basic principlesand mechanisms of endocrinology and the key endocrine organs,followed by sections on reproductive and metabolic endocrinology.Clinical scenarios contextualise the basic science and illustratehow endocrine conditions present, are diagnosed, and are treated onthe wards.
This third edition:
- Includes new material on basic diagnostic tests used in thediagnosis of endocrine disorders
- Features new material on cancer and endocrinology
- Includes MCQs for each chapter
The Endocrine System at a Glance is ideal for all medicalstudents studying endocrinology and revising for final exams, aswell as preparing for clinical attachments. The book is alsosuitable for those training in allied health professions and nursesspecialising in endocrinology.