Endocrine Secrets: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access / Edition 4

Endocrine Secrets: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access / Edition 4

by Michael T. McDermott
     
 

ISBN-10: 156053611X

ISBN-13: 9781560536116

Pub. Date: 11/24/2004

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

The Secrets Series® is breaking new ground again. This volume in the very popular Secrets Series® is back in an exciting, updated, and completely redesigned 4th Edition. A new, two-color page layout, a more portable size, and a list of the "Top 100 Secrets" in endocrinology help readers to better meet the challenges they face today. And, at no extra charge,

Overview

The Secrets Series® is breaking new ground again. This volume in the very popular Secrets Series® is back in an exciting, updated, and completely redesigned 4th Edition. A new, two-color page layout, a more portable size, and a list of the "Top 100 Secrets" in endocrinology help readers to better meet the challenges they face today. And, at no extra charge, purchasers also receive online access to the complete contents of the text via Elsevier's innovative STUDENTConsult.com website. Readers will still find all of the features they rely on the Secrets Series® for—a question- and -answer format, lists, mnemonics, tables, and an informal tone that make reference fast and easy. No matter what questions arise, in practice or while preparing for boards, this 4th Edition has the answers—in print and online.

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• Offers access to the complete contents of the text and other community features online via the STUDENTConsult.com website.
• Includes a list of the "Top 100 Secrets" to keep in mind during residency and practice.
• Features a new, more compact trim size (5 1/4" x 8 1/2") for enhanced portability.
• Makes information easier to find with a new, two-color page layout and "Key Points" boxes.
• Identifies useful websites to facilitate obtaining additional information on a specific topic, and provides live links in online version.
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• Offers access to the complete contents of the text and other community features online via the STUDENTConsult.com website.
• Includes a list of the "Top 100 Secrets" to keep in mind during residency and practice.
• Features a new, more compact trim size (5 1/4" x 8 1/2") for enhanced portability.
• Makes information easier to find with a new, two-color page layout and "Key Points" boxes.
• Identifies useful websites to facilitate obtaining additional information on a specific topic, and provides live links in online version.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560536116
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
11/24/2004
Series:
Secrets Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

FUEL METABOLISM

1. Diabetes Mellitus

2. Intensive Insulin Therapy

3. Acute Complications of Diabetes Mellitus

4. Chronic Complications of Diabetes Mellitus

5. Diabetes in Pregnancy

6. Infections in Diabetic Persons

7. Hypoglycemia

8. Lipid Disorders

9. Obesity

BONE AND MINERAL DISORDERS

10. Osteoporosis

11. Measurement of Bone Mass

12. Osteomalacia and Rickets

13. Paget’s Disease of Bone

14. Hypercalcemia

15. Hyperparathyroidism

16. Hypercalcemia of Malignancy

17. Hypocalcemia

18. Nephrolithiasis

PITUITARY AND HYPOTHALAMIC DISORDERS

19. Pituitary Insufficiency

20. Nonfunctioning Pituitary Tumors

21. Prolactin-secreting Pituitary Tumors

22. Growth Hormone-secreting Pituitary Tumors

23. Glycoprotein-secreting Pituitary Tumors

24. Cushing’s Syndrome

25. Disorders of Water Metabolism

26. Disorders of Growth

27. Growth Hormone Use and Abuse

ADRENAL DISORDERS

28. Primary Aldosteronism

29. Pheochromocytoma

30. Adrenal Malignancies

31. Adrenal Insufficiency

32. Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

THYROID DISORDERS

33. Thyroid Testing

34. Hyperthyroidism

35. Hypothyroidism

36. Thyroiditis

37. Thyroid Nodules and Goiter

38. Thyroid Cancer

39. Thyroid Emergencies

40. Euthyroid Sick Syndrome

41. Thyroid Disease and Pregnancy

42. Psychiatric Disorders and Thyroid Disease

REPRODUCTIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY

43. Disorders of Sexual Differentiation

44. Disorders of Puberty

45. Male Hypogonadism

46. Impotence

47. Gynecomastia

48. Amenorrhea

49. Galactorrhea

50. Hirsutism and Virilization

51. Infertility

52. Menopause

53. Use and Abuse of Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids

MISCELLANEOUS

54. Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia

55. Autoimmune Polyglandular Syndromes

56. Pancreatic Endocrine Tumors

57. Carcinoid Syndrome

58. Cutaneous Manifestations of Diabetes Mellitus and Thyroid Disease

59. Inherited Hormone Resistance Syndromes

60. Aging and Endocrinology

61. Endocrine Surgery

62. Endocrinology in the Managed Care Environment

63. Endocrine Case Studies

64. Famous People with Endocrine Disorders

Interesting Endocrine Facts and Figures

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