Medical Sciences

Medical Sciences Edition 3

Editors: Edited by Jeannette Naish, MBBS, MSc, FRCGP, and Denise Syndercombe Court, MIBiol, CBiol, FIBMS, DMedT, PhD
ISBN: 9780702073373
Publication Date : Aug 14, 2018
Page Count: 790
Retail Price:
  • EUR: €54.99

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  • Description
  • About the Editor
  • Table of Contents

Medical Sciences was the first fully integrated textbook designed to bridge the gaps between school-level biosciences and the early years of medical school, and to demonstrate through context the relevance of the medical sciences to clinical practice. Building on the great success of the first two editions, this fully updated and augmented market-leading title is now in its third edition. Register your StudentConsult PIN for access to the e-book and its new contents.

Key Features

  • Clear, integrated approach to contextualising the medical sciences in their clinical application.
  • Highly illustrated.
  • Accessible, readable writing.
  • e-only chapters which animate difficult concepts

New Features

  • The physiology of psychological disorders.
  • Expanded genetics chapter to include recent developments in genomics.
  • Pathology and immunology chapter thoroughly updated.
  • Many chapters updated with new full-colour illustrations.

Videos online:

    • The nervous system
    • The cardiovascular system: the heart
    • The cardiovascular system: heart block
    • The renal system

Self-test questions (SBA) online in:

      • Cardiology
      • Neurology
      • Renal system
About the Editor
Edited by Jeannette Naish, MBBS, MSc, FRCGP,, Senior Clinical Lecturer, Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, Blizard Institute, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK and Denise Syndercombe Court, MIBiol, CBiol, FIBMS, DMedT, PhD, Reader in Forensic Genetics, Forensic and Analytical Science, King's College London, London, UK
Table of Contents
    1. Introduction and homeostasis
    2. Biochemistry and cell biology
    3. Energy Metabolism
    4. Pharmacology
    5. Genetics and genomics
    6. Pathology and Immunology
    7. Epidemiology
    8. The nervous system
    9. Bones, muscle and skin
    10. Endocrinology and the reproductive system
    11. The cardiovascular system
    12. Haematology
    13. The respiratory system
    14. The renal system
    15. The alimentary system
    16. Diet and nutrition