Integrated Endocrinology

Genre: Science
Original Publish Date: Oct 01, 2012
Product Number: EB00063677
Released: Aug 19, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118450574
Publisher: Wiley
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This innovative textbook provides a readable, contemporary and fully integrated introduction to endocrine glands, their hormones and how their function relates to homeostasis. It explores the pathology of endocrine disease by relating the underpinning science through a wealth of clinical scenarios and examples. The book integrates basic and clinical aspects for a range of endocrine glands and their hormones and includes a number of specialist chapters that also address areas of intense research and clinical interest including the regulation of salt, appetite and endocrine-immune interactions.   -Provides a fully-integrated, scientific and clinical introduction to endocrinology. -Includes a wealth of colour illustrations to reinforce key concepts. -Introduces clinical scenarios and  leading questions to engage interest and illustrate the relevance of  the underpinning science. -Includes key references and suggestions for further reading at the end of each chapter.   Written by a highly respected and experienced author team this new textbook will prove invaluable to students needing an original, integrated introduction to the subject across a variety of disciplines including biomedical science, pharmacology , bioengineering and pre-clinical medicine.