This concise overview of hormone biological actions introduces basic science principles and their relevance in the clinical expression of disease. Each chapter incorporates a wealth of pedagogical aids, including: study questions, learning objectives, and clinical examples.
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"This book provides a concise discussion of endocrine physiology. First, there is a general discussion of hormone action. Next, individual chapters are devoted to each hormone system. Finally, there is a discussion of endocrine aspects of energy and electrolyte balance....This easy-to-read and concise discussion of endocrine physiology is particularly well suited for medical students with an interest in endocrinology and for students studying for the Step 1 USMLE examination. 3 Stars."-- Doody's Review Service ( Doody's 2006-09-22)From the Back Cover:
MASTERY OF CONCEPTS - NOT MEMORIZATION OF FACTS
Concise and readable, Endocrine Physiology not only explains the basic science and anatomy behind endocrine function in a clear and logical fashion, it also relates endocrine physiology to states of health and disease.
RIGHT TO THE POINT
-Offers the best review for the USMLE Step I
-Packed with self-study questions, learning objectives, and clinical examples
-Current and up-to-date basic and clinical science concepts
-Explicit diagrams of regulation of hormone release and action
-Systems approach to hormone regulation and action at target organ
-Rationales for pharmacological, surgical, or genetic interventions
-Explicit description of feedback loops involved in regulation of hormone release
-Coverage of principal hormonal systems, from the functional anatomy, synthesis and release and molecular mechanism of hormone action
-Sequential description of regulatory mechanisms of hormone release and cellular physiologic effects
-Integration of hormone systems that regulate energy metabolism, fluid homeostasis and mineral balance
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