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Endocrine Pathophysiology

A Concise Guide to the Physical Exam

Authors: Manni, Andrea, Quarde, Akuffo

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  • Present a concise approach to exploring endocrine pathophysiology through the physical exam, emphasizing common clinical signs
  • Organized by organ system, with each disease presented in a consistent chapter format covering clinical features, pathophysiology, and clinical pearls
  • An excellent resource for endocrinology students, residents and trainees
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This practical guide presents a concise approach to exploring endocrine pathophysiology through the physical exam, emphasizing common clinical signs in endocrinology that can be elicited through inspection, palpation, percussion or auscultation. The established and proposed mechanisms underlying these physical signs are highlighted, allowing students, residents and trainees to better appreciate endocrine pathophysiology at the bedside.
 The text is organized sensibly to facilitate quick and efficient review by medical trainees. Major diseases in endocrinology are grouped by organ systems - pituitary, thyroid, adrenal, and so on. Specific physical examination findings in each primary endocrine disease are reviewed and grouped under the categories of clinical features and pathophysiology, followed by related clinical and pathophysiology pearls. A brief description of the clinical finding is followed by a summary of the pathophysiologic mechanisms underlying the stated clinical finding. Relevant normal physiology and pathophysiology are reviewed where applicable, to facilitate learning.  
There are numerous texts on the pathophysiologic basis of diagnostic and laboratory findings in endocrinology. There is, however, no dedicated text to address questions that might be asked by trainees. Endocrine Pathophysiology satisfies this need in the literature. 

About the authors

Andrea Manni, MD, Professor of Medicine, Chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, College of Medicine, The Pennsylvania State University, Hershey PA, USA
Akuffo Quarde, MD, PgD (Clinical Trials), Endocrinologist, Sanford Health Clinic, Bemidji, MN, USA

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

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Softcover $74.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Endocrine Pathophysiology
Book Subtitle
A Concise Guide to the Physical Exam
Authors
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-49872-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-49872-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-49871-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 200
Number of Illustrations
72 b/w illustrations, 64 illustrations in colour
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