Harrison's Endocrinology, Second Edition

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McGraw Hill Professional, Jun 21, 2010 - Medical - 560 pages
Endocrinology--with all the authority of HARRISON'S

Featuring the chapters on endocrinology that appear in Harrison's principles of Internal Medicine, 17e, this compact clinical companion delivers the latest knowledge in the field, backed by the scientific rigor and reliability that have defined Harrison's. Inside you'll find coverage that reflects the expertise of renowned editors and contributors--presented in a carry-anywhere format that makes it ideal for the classroom, the wards, or exam/certification preparation.

Features:

  • Current, thorough coverage of need-to-know endocrinology topics, including pituitary, thyroid, and adrenal disorders; reproductive endocrinology; diabetes mellitus, obesity, and lipoprotein metabolism; disorders affecting multiple endocrine systems, and disorders of bone and calcium metabolism
  • Integration of pathophysiology with clinical management topics in each of the disease-oriented topics
  • Helpful appendix of laboratory values of clinical importance
  • 88 high-yield questions and answers drawn from Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine Self-Assessment and Board Review, 17e
  • Content updates, new developments, and reference updates since the publication of Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17e
  • 29 chapters written by physicians who have made seminal contributions to the body of knowledge in their areas of expertise

The Harrison's specialty series is written by the world-renowned author team who brought you Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17e:
Anthony S. Fauci, MD
Eugene Braunwald, MD
Dennis L. Kasper, MD
Stephen L. Hauser, MD
Dan L. Longo, MD
J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD
Joseph Loscalzo, MD, PhD

 

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Contents

Reproductive Endocrinology
143
Diabetes Mellitus Obesity Lipoprotein Metabolism
241
Disorders Affecting Multiple Endocrine Systems
347
Disorders of Bone and Calcium Metabolism
387
Laboratory Values of Clinical Importance
475
Review and SelfAssessment
491
Index
525
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J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Vice President for Medical Affairs and Lewis Landsberg Dean
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL

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