Greenspan's Basic and Clinical Endocrinology, Ninth Edition

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Date

June 2, 2011

Format

Paperback, 880 pages

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ISBN

0071622438 / 9780071622431

$

Your Price

83.00



Overview


Main description

The renowned one-stop guide to the entire field of clinical endocrinology and its scientific underpinnings – now in full color

270+ full-color photographs and illustrations!

A Doody's Core Title for 2011!

4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW!
"This is an excellent overview of the basic physiology and clinical aspects of endocrinology for trainees. The size of the book and the well-written text, supported by visual aids, make this a convenient book to read and develop a beginning foundation in endocrinology."--Doody's Review Service

Greenspan’s Basic & Clinical Endocrinology, 9e delivers a succinct, leading-edge overview of the underlying molecular biology of the endocrine system and the latest perspectives on the diagnosis and treatment of specific diseases and disorders. Featuring an enhanced design that includes hundreds of full-color illustrations and clinical photographs, Greenspan’s is a true must-have during traditional or integrated courses in endocrinology, endocrinology rotation, or for exam prep in internal medicine and endocrinology.

Greenspan’s provides clinically relevant coverage of metabolic bone disease, pancreatic hormones and diabetes mellitus, hypoglycemia, obesity, geriatric endocrinology, and many other diseases and disorders. Supporting this essential material is a handy appendix of normal hormone reference ranges.

Features

  • Concise, balanced coverage of both scientific and clinical principles
  • The best source for current concepts in endocrine pathophysiology to aid clinical decision making
  • Important new approaches to the medical management of endocrine disorders, including therapeutic recommendations
  • The most practical, current insights into diagnostic testing
  • More than 270 full-color illustrations and clinical photographs


Table of contents

Authors
Preface
1. Hormones and Hormone Action, David G. Gardner, Mark Anderson, and Robert A. Nissenson
2. Endocrine Autoimmunity, Juan Carlos Jaume
3. Evidence-Based Endocrinology & Clinical Epidemiology, David C. Aron
4. Hypothalamus & Pituitary Gland, Bradley R. Javorsky, David C. Aron, James W. Findling, and J. Blake Tyrrell
5. The Posterior Pituitary (Neurohypophysis), Alan G. Robinson
6. Growth, Dennis Styne
7. The Thyroid Gland, David S. Cooper, and Paul W. Ladenson
8. Metabolic Bone Disease, Dolores Shoback, Deborah Sellmeyer, and Daniel D. Bikle
9. Glucocorticoids & Adrenal Androgens, Ty B.Carroll, David C. Aron, James W. Findling, and J. Blake Tyrrell
10. Endocrine Hypertension, William F. Young, Jr.
11. Adrenal Medulla & Paraganglia, Paul A. Fitzgerald
12. Testes, Glenn D. Braunstein
13. Female Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, Mitchell P. Rosen, and Marcelle I. Cedars
14. Disorders of Sexual Determination & Differentiation, Felix A. Conte and Melvin M. Grumbach
15. Puberty, Dennis Styne
16. The Endocrinology of Pregnancy, Robert N. Taylor and Martina L. Badell
17. Pancreatic Hormones & Diabetes Mellitus, Umesh Masharani and Michael S. German
18. Hypoglycemic Disorders, Umesh Masharani and Stephen E. Gitelman
19. Disorders of Lipoprotein Metabolism, Mary J. Malloy and John P. Kane
20. Obesity, Alka M. Kanaya and Christian Vaisse
21. Humoral Manifestations of Malignancy, Dolores Shoback and Janet L Funk
22. Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia, David G. Gardner
23. Geriatric Endocrinology, Susan L. Greenspan and Mary Korytkowski and Neil M. Resnick
24. Endocrine Emergencies, David G. Gardner
25. AIDS Endocrinopathies, Carl Grunfeld and Grace Lee
26. Endocrine Surgery, Geeta Lal and Orlo H Clark
Appendix: Normal Hormone Reference Ranges
Index


Author comments

David G. Gardner, MD, MS
Mount Zion Health Fund Distinguished Professor of
Endocrinology and Medicine
Chief, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Department of Medicine and Diabetes Center
University of California, San Francisco

Dolores Shoback, MD
Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
Staff Physician, Endocrine-Metabolism Section
Department of Medicine
San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center





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