Basic Medical Endocrinology

Other | March 1, 2003

byGoodman, H. Maurice, H. Maurice Goodman

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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.

* Single authorship provides continuity and consistency between chapters
* Richly illustrated with over 200 illustrations
* IThirteen in-depth chapters incorporating the latest insights gleaned from rapidly expanding genetic studies of humans and rodents
* Author has taught subject for over 40 years

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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....

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 ...

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Format:OtherDimensions:469 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:March 1, 2003Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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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