Download PDF by D. Lynn Loriaux: A Biographical History of Endocrinology (Wiley-Endocrine

By D. Lynn Loriaux

Establishing endocrinology as a unique clinical area of expertise was once no effortless job. This attractive quantity chronicles the adventure in the course of the tales of the lads –and occasional women—who formed the forte in the course of the ages.

In 108 short chapters, A Biographical background of Endocrinology illuminates the development of endocrinology from Hippocrates to the trendy day. the writer highlights very important leaders and their contributions to the sector, together with those early pioneers:

  • Kos and Alexandria, and the 1st human anatomy
  • Bartolomeo Eustachi and the adrenal gland
  • Richard reduce and the pituitary gland
  • Thomas Addison and adrenal insufficiency
  • Franz Leydig and testosterone secreting cells
  • Wiliam Stewart Halsted and surgical procedure of the thyroid gland
  • John J. Abel and isolation of hormones
  • Hakaru Hashimoto and his disease

Covering the entire watershed moments within the background of the occupation, the ebook identifies key figures whose contributions stay appropriate at the present time. Their interesting tales of experiments and reviews, advocacy and adversity, and exploring unknown territory will motivate the following new release of endocrinologists and fulfill each clinician who ever puzzled "how did we get here?"

This accomplished but concise biographical background of endocrinology will profit not just practising and potential endocrinologists, but in addition different scientific experts and scientific historians.

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