Providing both MCQs and longer questions to test and challenge essential knowledge in endocrinology, this book has been written with the medical student in mind. The innovative questions integrate both the many recent advances and the new concepts in the physiological and clinical aspects ofendocrinology. This approach encourages continuity between the physiology and pathophysiologyof endocrine disorders, which is vital in clinical practice. Questions and answers are a vitally important for revision and for exam practice. In this book, full answers are given to aid self-directedlearning which is increasingly important in the changing medical curricula, and there are key references for further reading at the end of each chapter. Invaluable to medical students in their undergraduate years and through to fellowship exams, this book has been designed to be used on its own oras a complementary volume to the third edition of Essential Endocrinology also by Drs Laycock and Wise. John Laycock is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Physiology, Charing Cross and Westminster Medical school and Peter Wise is Consultant Endocrinologist in the Department of Endocrinology, alsoat Charing Cross Hospital, London.