The Evaluation and Treatment of the Patient With Diarrhea
* Specifically oriented towards the needs of the non-gastroenterologist clinician, i.e., internist, general practitioners, family physicians * By virtue of its co-authorship, this book is particularly readable * It is also concise and practical * The
emphasis is on how to diagnose and manage the patient in an efficient and cost-effective manner
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