Established as the foremost text in the field, Principles and Practice of Endocrinology and Metabolism is now in its thoroughly revised, updated Third Edition. This practical, clinically relevant, and comprehensive text covers the entire field of endocrinology and metabolism, including the diffuse endocrine system; morphology and physiology; diagnosis and treatment of endocrine diseases; endocrinology of the female; hormones and cancer; and much more. The Third Edition contains new chapters reflecting the latest advances and features expanded coverage of genetics and the endocrinology of sepsis. More than 1,400 illustrations complement the text. A drug formulary appears at the back of the book. "Doody's Core Titles(TM) 2009."John P. Bilezikian MD is the author of 'Principles and Practice of Endocrinology and Metabolism, 3E (CD-ROM)', published 2002 under ISBN 9780781739085 and ISBN 078173908X.