Endocrine Physiology, 3rd Edition

Endocrine physiologyBy

  • Patricia E. Molina, MD, PhD, Richard Ashman, PhD Professor and Head, Department of Physiology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana

The Third Edition of Endocrine Physiology offers comprehensive coverage of the basic science and anatomy behind endocrine function. The concepts covered will provide a basis for understanding the physiologic mechanisms involved in the neuroendocrine regulation of organ function. With its focus on must-know principles, Endocrine Physiology is the best review available for the USMLE Step 1 and the perfect reference for residents and fellows.


  • Valuable first chapter describing the organization of the endocrine system, as well as general concepts of hormone production and release, transport and metabolic rate, and cellular mechanisms of action
  • Eight additional chapters discussing specific endocrine systems, detailing the specific hormone produced by each in the context of the regulation of its production and release, the target physiologic actions, and the implications of excess or deficiency
  • Concluding chapter illustrating how the individual endocrine systems dynamically interact in maintaining homeostasis
  • Chapters include learning aids such as Q&As, key concepts, clinical examples, diagram illustrations, and chapter objectives


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  1. Hi Admin I hope you get the 4th ed of this one as well. Thanks

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