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Williams Textbook of Endocrinology

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ISBN-10: 1437703240

ISBN-13: 9781437703245

Edition: 12th 2012

Authors: Shlomo Melmed, Kenneth S. Polonsky, P. Reed Larsen, Henry M. Kronenberg

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The latest edition of Williams Textbook of Endocrinology edited by Drs. Shlomo Melmed, Kenneth S. Polonsky, P. Reed Larsen, and Henry M. Kronenberg, helps you diagnose and treat your patients effectively with up-to-the minute, practical know-how on all endocrine system disorders. Comprehensive yet accessible, this extensively revised 12th Edition updates you on diabetes, metabolic syndrome, obesity, thyroid disease, testicular disorders, and much more so you can provide your patients with the most successful treatments. Find scientific insight and clinical data interwoven in every chapter, reflecting advances in both areas of this constantly changing discipline, and presented in a truly accessible format. You'll also access valuable contributions from a dynamic list of expert authors and nearly 2.000 full-color images to help you with every diagnosis. Along with convenient online access at, this title has everything you need to manage any and all the clinical endocrinopathies you may encounter. Rely on the one reference that integrates rapidly evolving basic and clinical science in a cohesive, user-friendly format, definitively addresses every topic in the field, and has remained a standard for more than half a century. Update your know-how and skills to diagnose and treat your patients most effectively with exhaustively revised content on diabetes, metabolic disease, thyroid cancer, fertility problems, testicular problems, weight issues, and much more. Apply reliable guidance on endocrine conditions of growing interest like hypothyroidism and testicular disorders, with dedicated new chapters that expound on the latest research findings. Overcome any clinical challenge with comprehensive and easy-to-use coverage of everything from hormone activity, diagnostic techniques, imaging modalities, and molecular genetics, to total care of the patient. Apply the latest practices with guidance from expert authors who contribute fresh perspectives on every topic. Search the full contents online, download all the images, and access hyperlinked references to PubMed at Your central source for authoritative endocrinology guidance.
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Book details

List price: $210.00
Edition: 12th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 5/27/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1920
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 2.75" tall
Weight: 9.944
Language: English

: Hormones and Hormone Action
Principles of Endocrinology
The Endocrine Patient
Genetic Control of Peptide Hormone Formation
Mechanism of Action of Hormones that Act on Nuclear Receptors
Mechanism of Action of Hormones that Act at the Cell Surface
Laboratory Techniques for Recognition of Endocrine Disorders
: Hypothalamus and Pituitary
Pituitary Physiology and Diagnostic Evaluation
Pituitary Disorders
Posterior Pituitary
: Thyroid
Thyroid Physiology and Diagnostic Evaluation of Patients with Thyroid Disorders
Hypothyroidism and Thyroiditis
Nontoxic Diffuse and Nodular Goiter and Thyroid Neoplasia
: Adrenal Cortex and Endocrine Hypertension
The Adrenal Cortex
Endocrine Hypertension
: Reproduction
The Physiology and Pathology of the Female Reproductive Axis
Hormonal Contraception
Testicular Disorders
Sexual Dysfunction in Men and Women
: Endocrinology and the Life Span
Endocrine Changes in Pregnancy
Endocrinology of Fetal Development
Disorders of Sex Development
Normal and Aberrant Growth
Puberty: Ontogeny, Neuroendocrinology, Physiology, and Disorders
Hormones and Athletic Performance
Endocrinology and Aging
: Mineral Metabolism
Hormones and Disorders of Mineral Metabolism
Metabolic Bone Disease
Kidney Stones
: Disorders of Carbohydrates and Metabolism
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Type 1 Diabetes
Complications of Diabetes Mellitus
Glucose Homeostasis and Hypoglycemia
: Body Fat and Lipid Metabolism
Neuroendocrine Control of Energy Stores
Disorders of Lipid Metabolism
Endocrinology of HIV/AIDS
Gastrointestinal Hormones and Gut Endocrine Tumors
: Polyendocrine and Neoplastic Disorders
Pathogenesis of Endocrine Tumors
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
The Immunoendocrinopathy Syndromes
Endocrine Management of the Cancer Survivor (title changed)
Carcinoid Tumors, Carcinoid Syndrome and Related Disorders