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Clinical Endocrinology and Diabetes

A highly illustrated textbook of diabetes and endocrinology for medical students and junior doctors.
Clinical Endocrinology and Diabetes
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A highly illustrated textbook of diabetes and endocrinology for medical students and junior doctors.
General endocrinology Introduction The thyroid The thyroid: basic concepts Growths: goitres and cancer Hyperthyroidism Hypothyroidism The pituitary The pituitary: basic concepts Hypopituitarism and diabetes insipidus Non-functioning pituitary and hypothalamic tumours Functioning tumours Obesity and hypothalamic regulation of weight Non-endocrine illness and hormones The adrenal gland Adrenal and endocrine hypertension: basic concepts Primary hypoadrenalism: Addison's disease Conn's syndrome Cushing's syndrome Adrenocortical adenomas and carcinomas Congenital adrenal hyperplasia Adrenal medulla: phaeochromocytoma Sex and fertility Sex and fertility: basic concepts Male hypogonadism Female hypogonadism Polycystic ovarian syndrome Infertility Pancreas Endocrine pancreas Calcium and bone Calcium and bone: basic concepts Hypercalcaemia Hypocalcaemia Osteoporosis Diabetes mellitus Basic principles What is diabetes? Glucose homeostasis and insulin action Type 1 diabetes mellitus Type 2 diabetes mellitus Prevention and screening for diabetes mellitus Complications of diabetes mellitus Complications I: basic concepts Complications II: pathophysiology Avoiding vascular complications Diabetic neuropathy Examining the patient Principles of examination Managing complications Management of neuropathy and infections Management of erectile dysfunction The diabetic foot Diabetic eye disease The diabetic kidney Emergencies in diabetes mellitus Managing the disease Principles of management Non-pharmacological management Pharmacological treatment I Pharmacological treatment II Insulin treatment I Insulin treatment II Hypoglycaemia resulting from treatment Sex and pregnancy Problems in neonates and children The elderly and ethnic groups
..".easy to read and use, it is full of excellant diagrams, tables and illustrations which clearly supports the text included, they together will I believe enhance a students learning at whatever level the course is based"Senior Nurse Lecturer, Staffordshire University "Aimed at medical students and junior doctors, this book covers the essentials of endocrinology and diabetes, in a succinct and memorable fashion. The authors successfully integrate anatomy, biochemistry and physiology to provide a comprehensive review of the structure and function of the endocrine system...provides students with an invaluable review of this complex subject. This book offers a concise and accessible introduction and can be used as a good revision aid for medical students. It is a good core text for medical students and provides information on the basic science behind day to day clinical practice."Medical Student, Bristol University Medical School, UK
Author
Shern L. Chew, David Leslie
Short Title
CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY & DIABE
Pages
112
Publisher
Churchill Livingstone
Language
English
ISBN-10
0443073031
ISBN-13
9780443073038
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
DEWEY
616.4
Illustrations
Yes
Year
2006
Publication Date
2006-01-31
Imprint
Churchill Livingstone
Subtitle
An Illustrated Colour Text
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Place of Publication
London
Edition
1st
Series
Illustrated Colour Texts
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