Eureka : Endocrinology
Eureka - an innovative series for students that fully integrates core science, clinical medicine and surgery. With its engaging and authoritative text, featuring insightful clinical cases, graphic narratives, SBAs and a wealth of other learning tools, Eureka has everything students need to succeed in medicine and pass their exams. Eureka - content that reflects today's medical degree courses with their emphasis on: * relevance and application of core science to clinical practice * skills required to examine and communicate with patients * integrated care across primary and acute care settings Eureka - 15 clinical titles, 5 science titles: * Clinical titles - disease-based, clinical cases, system-specific core science * Science titles - bedrock biomedical principles, clinical cases Series features across titles: * Engaging clinical cases show how skilled clinician would work through a presentation, and put diseases and biomedical principles into patient context * Innovative graphic narratives bring clinical cases to life, show how to approach difficult scenarios and convey the experience of being a patient *Starter questions - stimulating answers to intriguing questions make learning fun *Boxes highlight tips, tricks and key learning points Endocrinology *First principles chapter clearly explains the key concepts, processes and structures of the endocrine system *Clinical essentials chapter provides an overview of the symptoms and signs of endocrine disease, relevant history and examination techniques, investigations and management options *Disease-based chapters give concise descriptions of all major disorders, e.g. diabetes mellitus, hyperthyroidism and Addison's disease, each chapter introduced by engaging clinical cases that feature unique graphic narratives *Emergencies chapter covers the principles of immediate care in situations such as diabetic and adrenal crises *Integrated care chapter discusses strategies for the management of chronic conditions across primary and other care settings *Self-Assessment - 80 multiple choice questions in clinical SBA format, in line with current exam format.