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Reproductive System at a Glance / Edition 3
     

Reproductive System at a Glance / Edition 3

by Linda J. Heffner
 

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ISBN-10: 1405194529

ISBN-13: 2901405194524

Pub. Date: 04/06/2010

Publisher: Wiley

The Reproductive System at a Glance, provides a concise and accessible introduction and revision aid for medical students. Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, each topic is presented as a double-page spread with key facts accompanied by clear diagrams encapsulating essential knowledge.

This new edition of The Reproductive System at a

Overview

The Reproductive System at a Glance, provides a concise and accessible introduction and revision aid for medical students. Following the familiar, easy-to-use at a Glance format, each topic is presented as a double-page spread with key facts accompanied by clear diagrams encapsulating essential knowledge.

This new edition of The Reproductive System at a Glance:

  • Contains a second colour throughout to enhance the visual appeal, making the subject even easier to understand
  • Introduces the anatomy and physiology of the reproductive system via a clinically focused approach
  • Has been thoroughly revised and updated and presented in two parts:
    • Part 1 : normal reproduction
    • Part 2 : reproductive disorders

The Reproductive System at a Glance, formerly Human Reproduction at a Glance will appeal to all medical students, junior doctors on Foundation Programmes and for those revising for final exams. The book is also suitable for those training in allied health professions, such as midwifery, and biological medicine.

Reviews of the last edition

“...Human Reproduction at a Glance has the merit that it will remain useful and applicable for the whole duration of the medical course and onward into clinical practice.”
GKT Gazette

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901405194524
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/06/2010
Series:
At a Glance Series
Edition description:
NE
Pages:
128

Table of Contents

Part I: Normal human reproduction.

1 The pituitary gland.

2 Gonadotrophins.

3 Steroid hormone biosynthesis.

4 Steroid hormone mechanism of action and metabolism.

5 Reproductive genetics.

6 Gonadal development in the embryo.

7 Phenotypic sex differentiation.

8 Gross anatomy of the male reproductive tract.

9 Microscopic anatomy of the male reproductive tract.

10 Gross anatomy of the female reproductive tract.

11 Microscopic anatomy of the female reproductive tract.

12 Puberty in boys.

13 Puberty in girls.

14 Male reproductive physiology.

15 The menstrual cycle.

16 Human sexual response.

17 Fertilization and the establishment of pregnancy.

18 Placental structure and function.

19 The protein hormones of pregnancy.

20 The steroid hormones of pregnancy.

21 Maternal adaptations to pregnancy.

22 Labour.

23 The breast and lactation.

24 Menopause.

25 Contraception.

Part II: Human reproductive disorders.

26 Abnormalities of male sexual differentiation and development.

27 Abnormalities of female sexual differentiation and development.

28 Precocious puberty.

29 Delayed or absent puberty.

30 Primary amenorrhea.

31 Secondary amenorrhea.

32 Hyperprolactinemia.

33 Sexual dysfunction.

34 Infertility.

35 Multifetal pregnancy.

36 Spontaneous pregnancy loss.

37 Pre-eclampsia.

38 Breast cancer.

39 Testicular tumours.

40 Diseases of the prostate.

41 Ovarian neoplasms.

42 Endometrial cancer.

43 Cervical cancer.

44 Genetic imprinting and reproductive tract tumours.

45 Sexually transmitted diseases of bacterial origin.

46 Sexually transmitted diseases of viral origin.

47 Syphilis and Human Immunodeficieny Virus (HIV)

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