- Format: Paperback
- Number of Pages: 112 pages
- Dimensions: 210.8 x 274.3 x 7.6mm
- Weight: 226.8g
- Publication date: 18 Dec 2002
- Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Not just another overview book on endocrinology, "How the Endocrine System Works" presents a humorous and highly informative collection of nine easy-to-digest 'lectures' discussing the fundamental workings of the endocrine system in health and disease. This absorbing addition to the "How it Works" series provides a concise and scientifically reliable introduction to endocrinology without the use of broad glossary terms and extraneous detail that can make a text hard to follow. This book focuses on function rather than anatomy and definition, so that you can reach an appreciation and a clearer understanding of this intricate system. Students will find this book to be the perfect introduction to their entry-level courses, as well as a quick review for exams. Professionals will enjoy the simple approach to a complex topic, and the general reader will satisfy a basic curiosity about the glands and hormones of the human body.