Hypothalamus.- Pituitary gland.- Thyroid.- Parathyroids.- Reproductive Endocrinology.- Adrenal glands.- Pancreas.- Diabetes.
This easy-to use book is intended for General Medicine students, offering them essential support with completing the Endocrinology module. Divided into eight chapters, each of which offers detailed yet easy-to-learn information on a specific endocrine gland, the book is characterized by a uniform chapter structure, and by its comprehensive coverage of the topic, including relevant figures, tables and diagnostic algorithms. Providing definitions, classifications, keywords, tables and other didactical elements such as key messages and suggestions for further reading, this practical guide is a must-read for all medical students.
Dr. Ioana Rada Ilie, MD, PhD, a specialist in Endocrinology (since 2008) and Diabetes (2016), and a senior consultant in Endocrinology since 2013, is involved in both teaching and training, and in clinical and research activities. Primarily and intensively engaged in providing theoretical and practical Endocrinology training for students and resident physicians alike, her research and clinical work has chiefly focused on the assessment and treatment of androgen excess in women, and particularly on polycystic ovary syndrome. Her current clinical and research interests include the field of Pediatric Endocrinology, especially the management of height deficits and pubertal disorders.