Clinical Gastroenterology

Clinical Gastroenterology

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The third edition of "Clinical Gastroenterology" focuses on both common and uncommon problems as they present in clinical practice. Australian and international contributors have provided specialist content with a practical and problem-based approach to the subject. There is good use of decision trees to assist in patient assessment and treatment, clear illustrations suitable for patient education, and extensive use of summary tables to highlight key points to guide general practitioners, specialist trainees and medical students.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 405 pages
  • 195.58 x 259.08 x 17.78mm | 884.5g
  • Elsevier Australia
  • CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • Marrickville, NSW, Australia
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0729539482
  • 9780729539487
  • 355,640

Table of contents

1. Heartburn, regurgitation and non-cardiac chest pain 2. Difficulty swallowing and pain on swallowing 3. Hiccups, sore mouth and bad breath 4. Acute abdominal pain 5. When to test for Helicobacter pylori and what to do with a positive test 6. Indigestion (chronic epigastric pain or meal-related discomfort) 7. Chronic lower abdominal pain or discomfort 8. Wind and gas 9. Nausea and vomiting 10. Vomiting blood, black stools, blood per rectum, occult bleeding 11. Constipation 12. Perianal pain 13. Acute diarrhoea 14. Chronic diarrhoea and fatty stools 15. Inflammatory bowel disease 16. Faecal incontinence (leakage of stool) 17. Loss of appetite and loss of weight 18. Food allergies and intolerance 19. Palpable asymptomatic abdominal masses 20. Abdominal distension 21. Lumps in the groin and hernia 22. Rectal/perianal mass and colorectal cancer 23. Jaundice and pruritus 24. Abnormal liver function test results 25. Management of end-stage liver disease and liver transplantation 26. Abdominal incidentalomas 27. Obesity and anti-obesity medical and surgical management 28. Patient preparation and principles of sedation in gastrointestinal endoscopy Index For more details, please download a copy of the sample chapter.

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