This book is one of the best medical school texts out there period. It covers all the major hormone pathways and associated disorders in a clear manner intended for the 2nd year medical student. Discussions of disease process are case-based. Outlines of all endocrine pathways are shown in figures to cater to those who learn by visualization. Tables of disorders are also plentiful. Simple explanations of biochemical and molecular pathophysiology are given whereever it's necessary to understand the disease process. Diagnosis and treatment of endocrine disorders is presented in an intuitive fashion. Also, multiple-choice review questions testing highlights are included at the end of each chapter.The parts of the brain in which these drugs work are not clearly understood, but there is evidence in humans and in animals that ... In clinical trials lasting up to 1 year, sibutramine was associated with a sustained loss of 10% of body weight.
|Author||:||Catherine B. Niewoehner|
|Publisher||:||Hayes Barton Press - 2004|