Homeostasis and endocrine control

Catherine Spoors and Kevin Kiff

in Training in Anaesthesia

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2010 | ISBN: 9780199227266
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753176 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Speciality Training

Homeostasis and endocrine             control

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The cell and mechanisms of hormonal control - Hypothalamic and pituitary function - The adrenal glands - Disorders of the adrenal glands - The pancreas - Control of blood glucose - Diabetes - Diabetic emergencies - The thyroid gland - Parathyroid glands and control of calcium - Body temperature and its regulation - The skin and skin conditions - Stress response to surgery

Chapter.  15346 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Anaesthetics ; Endocrinology and Diabetes

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