Clinical Gastroenterology, 3rd edition

by Nicholas J. Talley
  • Paperback

A new edition of this respected Australian gastroenterology textbook

Completely updated, this comprehensive medical resource offers a practical, problem-based approach to the subject of clinical gastroenterology.

Containing specialist content from Australian and international contributors, Clinical Gastroenterology, 3rd Edition focuses on both common and uncommon gastroenterological problems as they present in clinical practice.

Building on the previous two editions, Clinical Gastroenterology features decision trees to assist clinicians in assessing patients and the treating digestive disorders.

This latest edition also includes clear medical illustrations suitable for patient education, along with summary tables highlighting key points to guide General Practitioners, gastroenterology specialist trainees and medical students

•gastroenterological case studies and key point summaries in each chapter
•new chapters on gastroenterological and hepatological medical conditions, including inflammatory bowel disease, obesity and anti-obesity surgery, principles of anaesthesia for endoscopy and preparing patients for endoscopy, complications of endoscopy, liver transplant and end-stage liver disease
•an expanded section on pancreatic cysts and masses
•an expanded section on radiological evaluation including the place of cross-sectional imaging

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

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ISBN: 9780729539487
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
Publication Date: Jan 2, 2011
Cover: paperback
Pages: 405
Weight: 0.910 kg
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