Eureka: Endocrinology

By (author) Thomas Fox, Antonia Brooke, Bijay Vaidya

Not available to order

Publication date:

31 March 2015

Length of book:

370 pages

Publisher

JP Medical

Dimensions:

240x160mm
6x9"

ISBN-13: 9781907816710

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