Early Diagnosis of the Acute Abdomen

Early Diagnosis of the Acute Abdomen

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A standard textbook in gastroenterology, which has been revised and updated to combine the traditional principles of prompt, accurate diagnosis with contemporary observations and research. Emphasis is placed throughout the text on clinical diagnosis by direct examination.show more

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  • Hardback | 316 pages
  • 146.05 x 215.9 x 20.83mm | 485.34g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • Revised
  • 18th Revised edition
  • 0195067347
  • 9780195067347

Table of contents

The principles of diagnosis in acute abdominal disease; method of diagnosis - the history; - the examination of the patient; - groupings of symptoms; laboratory and radiologic tests; appendicitis; the differential diagnosis of appendicitis; perforation of a gastric or duodenal ulcer; acute pancreatitis; cholecystitis and other causes of acute pain in the right upper quadrant of the abdomen; acute abdominal lesions arising in the left hypochoncrium; the colics; acute intestinal obstructions; intussusception and other causes of obstruction; the early diagnosis of strangulated and obstructed hernias; acute abdominal symptoms due to vascular lesions; acute abdominal symptoms in women; early ectopic gestation; acute abdominal disease with genitourinary symptoms; the diagnosis of acute peritonitis; the early diagnosis of abdominal injuries; the postoperative abdomen; the acute abdomen in the tropics; diseases which may simulate the acute abdomen; acute abdominal pain in the immunocompromised patient.show more

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