Harrison's Endocrinology, Second Edition

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Date

May 31, 2010

Format

Electronic book text, 560 pages

ISBN

007174147X / 9780071741477

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Overview


Main description

Endocrinology--with all the authority of HARRISON'S

Featuring the chapters on endocrinology that appear in Harrison's principles of Internal Medicine, 17e, this compact clinical companion delivers the latest knowledge in the field, backed by the scientific rigor and reliability that have defined Harrison's. Inside you'll find coverage that reflects the expertise of renowned editors and contributors--presented in a carry-anywhere format that makes it ideal for the classroom, the wards, or exam/certification preparation.

Features:

  • Current, thorough coverage of need-to-know endocrinology topics, including pituitary, thyroid, and adrenal disorders; reproductive endocrinology; diabetes mellitus, obesity, and lipoprotein metabolism; disorders affecting multiple endocrine systems, and disorders of bone and calcium metabolism
  • Integration of pathophysiology with clinical management topics in each of the disease-oriented topics
  • Helpful appendix of laboratory values of clinical importance
  • 88 high-yield questions and answers drawn from Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine Self-Assessment and Board Review, 17e
  • Content updates, new developments, and reference updates since the publication of Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17e
  • 29 chapters written by physicians who have made seminal contributions to the body of knowledge in their areas of expertise

The Harrison's specialty series is written by the world-renowned author team who brought you Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17e:
Anthony S. Fauci, MD
Eugene Braunwald, MD
Dennis L. Kasper, MD
Stephen L. Hauser, MD
Dan L. Longo, MD
J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD
Joseph Loscalzo, MD, PhD


Table of contents

Contributors
Preface
1. Principles of Endocrinology, J. Larry Jameson
SECTION I: PITUITARY, THYROID, AND ADRENAL DISORDERS
2. Disorders of the Anterior Pituitary and Hypothalamus, Shlomo Melmed, J. Larry Jameson
3. Disorders of the Neurohypophysis, Gary L. Robertson
4. Disorders of the Thyroid Gland, J. Larry Jameson, Anthony P. Weetman
5. Disorders of the Adrenal Cortex, Gordon H. Williams, Robert G. Dluhy
6. Pheochromocytoma, Hartmut P.H. Neumann
SECTION II: REPRODUCTIVE ENDOCRINOLOGY
7. Disorders of Sex Development, John C. Achermann, J. Larry Jameson
8. Disorders of the Testes and Male Reproductive System, Shalender Bhasin, J. Larry Jameson
9. Testicular Cancer, Robert J. Motzer, George J. Bosl
10. The Female Reproductive System: Infertility and Contraception, Janet E. Hall
11. Menstrual Disorders and Pelvic Pain, Janet E. Hall
12. The Menopause Transition and Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy, JoAnn E. Manson, Shari S. Bassuk
13. Hirsutism and Virilization, David A. Ehrmann
14. Gynecologic Malignancies, Robert C. Young
15. Sexual Dysfunction, Kevin T. McVary
SECTION III: DIABETES MELLITUS, OBESITY, LIPOPROTEIN METABOLISM
16. Biology of Obesity, Jeffrey S. Flier, Eleftheria Maratos-Flier
17. Evaluation and Management of Obesity, Robert F. Kushner
18. The Metabolic Syndrome, Robert H. Eckel
19. Diabetes Mellitus, Alvin C. Powers
20. Hypoglycemia, Philip E. Cryer
21. Disorders of Lipoprotein Metabolism, Daniel J. Rader, Helen H. Hobbs
SECTION IV: DISORDERS AFFECTING MULTIPLE ENDOCRINE SYSTEMS
22. Endocrine Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract and Pancreas, Robert T. Jensen
23. Multiple Endocrine Neoplasias and Autoimmune Endocrinopathies, Camilo Jimenez, Robert F. Gagel
24. Endocrine Paraneoplastic Syndromes, J. Larry Jameson
SECTION V: DISORDERS OF BONE AND CALCIUM METABOLISM
25. Bone and Mineral Metabolism in Health and Disease, F. Richard Bringhurst, Marie B. Demay, Stephen M. Krane, Henry M. Kronenberg
26. Approach to Hypercalcemia and Hypocalcemia, Sundeep Khosla
27. Diseases of the Parathyroid Gland, John T. Potts, Jr.
28. Osteoporosis, Robert Lindsay, Felicia Cosman
29. Paget's Disease and Other Dysplasias of Bone, Murray J. Favus, Tamara J. Vokes
Appendix
Laboratory Values of Clinical Importance, Alexander Kratz, Michael A. Pesce, Daniel J. Fink
Review and Self-Assessment, Charles Wiener, Gerald Bloomfield, Cynthia D. Brown, Joshua Schiffer, Adam Spivak
Index


Author comments

Author Profile
J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Vice President for Medical Affairs and Lewis Landsberg Dean
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL





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