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Publisher Comments:

Endocrinology--with all the authority of HARRISON'S

4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW!

"It is intended for students, residents, and fellows interested in endocrinology.It also serves as a good reference source or review book for general internists. Each chapter is written by authors recognized as authorities in the field....This well-written, easy to read book provides a thorough baseline understanding of the major subjects in endocrinology. It can be used both for review and for quick reference for a specific topic. Due to the continuous advances in our understanding of endocrine diseases and treatments, the second edition is a necessary update."--Doody's Review Service

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

About the Author

\Author Profile

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

Table of Contents

Contributors

Preface

1. Principles of Endocrinology, J. Larry Jameson

SECTION I: PITUITARY, THYROID, AND ADRENAL DISORDERS

2. Disorders of the Anterior Pituitary and Hypothalamus, Shlomo Melmed, J. Larry Jameson

3. Disorders of the Neurohypophysis, Gary L. Robertson

4. Disorders of the Thyroid Gland, J. Larry Jameson, Anthony P. Weetman

5. Disorders of the Adrenal Cortex, Gordon H. Williams, Robert G. Dluhy

6. Pheochromocytoma, Hartmut P.H. Neumann

SECTION II: REPRODUCTIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY

7. Disorders of Sex Development, John C. Achermann, J. Larry Jameson

8. Disorders of the Testes and Male Reproductive System, Shalender Bhasin, J. Larry Jameson

9. Testicular Cancer, Robert J. Motzer, George J. Bosl

10. The Female Reproductive System: Infertility and Contraception, Janet E. Hall

11. Menstrual Disorders and Pelvic Pain, Janet E. Hall

12. The Menopause Transition and Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy, JoAnn E. Manson, Shari S. Bassuk

13. Hirsutism and Virilization, David A. Ehrmann

14. Gynecologic Malignancies, Robert C. Young

15. Sexual Dysfunction, Kevin T. McVary

SECTION III: DIABETES MELLITUS, OBESITY, LIPOPROTEIN METABOLISM

16. Biology of Obesity, Jeffrey S. Flier, Eleftheria Maratos-Flier

17. Evaluation and Management of Obesity, Robert F. Kushner

18. The Metabolic Syndrome, Robert H. Eckel

19. Diabetes Mellitus, Alvin C. Powers

20. Hypoglycemia, Philip E. Cryer

21. Disorders of Lipoprotein Metabolism, Daniel J. Rader, Helen H. Hobbs

SECTION IV: DISORDERS AFFECTING MULTIPLE ENDOCRINE SYSTEMS

22. Endocrine Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract and Pancreas, Robert T. Jensen

23. Multiple Endocrine Neoplasias and Autoimmune Endocrinopathies, Camilo Jimenez, Robert F. Gagel

24. Endocrine Paraneoplastic Syndromes, J. Larry Jameson

SECTION V: DISORDERS OF BONE AND CALCIUM METABOLISM

25. Bone and Mineral Metabolism in Health and Disease, F. Richard Bringhurst, Marie B. Demay, Stephen M. Krane, Henry M. Kronenberg

26. Approach to Hypercalcemia and Hypocalcemia, Sundeep Khosla

27. Diseases of the Parathyroid Gland, John T. Potts, Jr.

28. Osteoporosis, Robert Lindsay, Felicia Cosman

29. Paget's Disease and Other Dysplasias of Bone, Murray J. Favus, Tamara J. Vokes

Appendix

Laboratory Values of Clinical Importance, Alexander Kratz, Michael A. Pesce, Daniel J. Fink

Review and Self-Assessment, Charles Wiener, Gerald Bloomfield, Cynthia D. Brown, Joshua Schiffer, Adam Spivak

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071741477
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional
Subject:
Medical : Endocrinology & Metabolism
Author:
Jameson, J. Larry
Author:
Jameson, J.
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all_subjects
Publication Date:
May 2010
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
560

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