Endocrine Physiology, Third Edition (LANGE Physiology Series)

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9780071613019: Endocrine Physiology, Third Edition (LANGE Physiology Series)

A concise, easy-to-absorb review of the essential principles of endocrinology and metabolism

The best review available for the USMLE Step 1!

A Doody's Core Title for 2011!

The Third Edition of Endocrine Physiology provides comprehensive coverage of the basic science and anatomy behind endocrine function The concepts covered will provide a basis for understanding the physiologic mechanisms involved in the neuroendocrine regulation of organ function. With its focus on must-know principles, Endocrine Physiology is the best review available for the USMLE Step 1 and the perfect reference for residents and fellows.

Drawing on student feedback, this new edition is packed with self-study questions, learning objectives, and clinical examples. You will find outstanding diagrams covering the regulation of hormone release and action.

Features:

  • Valuable first chapter describing the organization of the endocrine system, as well as general concepts of hormone production and release, transport and metabolic rate, and cellular mechanisms of action
  • Eight additional chapters discussing specific endocrine systems, detailing the specific hormone produced by each in the context of the regulation of its production and release, the target physiologic actions, and the implications of excess or deficiency
  • Concluding chapter illustrating how the individual endocrine systems dynamically interact in maintaining homeostasis
  • Chapters include learning aids such as Q&As, key concepts, clinical examples, diagram illustrations, and chapter objectives

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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

About the Author:

Patricia E. Molina, MD, PhD
Richard Ashman, PhD Professor and Head
Department of Physiology
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Centrer
New Orleans, LA.

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