Goodman's Basic Medical Endocrinology,
Edition 5
By Elizabeth H. Holt, Beatrice Lupsa, Grace S. Lee, Hanan Bassyouni and Harry E. Peery

Publication Date: 30 Mar 2021

Goodman's Basic Medical Endocrinology, Fifth Edition, has been student tested and approved for decades. This essential textbook provides up-to-date coverage of rapidly unfolding advances in the understanding of hormones involved in regulating most aspects of bodily functions. It is richly illustrated in full color with both descriptive schematic diagrams and laboratory findings obtained in clinical studies. This is a classic reference for moving forward into advanced study.

Key Features

  • Clinical case studies in every chapter
  • E-book version available with every copy for obtaining images and tables for lectures or notes
  • Clinicians added as co-authors to enhance usefulness by physicians and medical students and residents
  • Detailed molecular biology of hormones and hormone action for graduate and advanced undergraduate students
  • Expanded and updated color images emphasizing hormone action at the molecular level
  • In-depth molecular biology and clinical sections boxed for ease of access
About the author
By Elizabeth H. Holt, Associate Professor of Medicine, Endocrinology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, United States ; Beatrice Lupsa, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Endocrinology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, United States; Grace S. Lee, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Endocrinology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, United States; Endocrinologist, VA CT Healthcare System, West Haven, CT, United States; Hanan Bassyouni, Clinical Associate Professor, Cumming School of Medicine; Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medicine; Section of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada and Harry E. Peery, Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, and Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Research Institute, Laboratory of Dr. Karl Riabowol, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Department of Bioengineering, School of Medicine and College of Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA; Faculty of Health Disciplines, Athabasca University, Athabasca, Alberta, Canada. Founding Director and Basic Science Director, Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis Foundation, Inc., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction
2. Pituitary gland
3. Thyroid gland
4. The adrenal glands
5. Principles of hormone integration
6. Hormones of the gastrointestinal tract
7. The pancreatic islets  
8. Hormonal regulation of fuel metabolism
9. Regulation of salt and water balance
10. Hormonal regulation of calcium balance
11. Hormonal control of growth
12. Hormonal control of reproduction in the male
13. Hormonal control of reproduction in the female: the menstrual cycle
14. Hormonal control of pregnancy and lactation
Book details
ISBN: 9780128158449
Page Count: 552
Retail Price : £95.95
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Upper division undergraduate and graduate students in biology, physiology, zoology; medical students; researchers and professionals in endocrinology. Biomedical researchers, graduate students, and fellows in the fields of endocrinology.
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