Specialist Training in Gastroenterology and Liver Disease
Written for doctors starting their career in gastroenterology, this text presents a succinct account of the subject concentrating on diagnostic techniques, treatment and management. Throughout use is made of colour photographs, drawings, lists and tables. The aim is to provide a 'bridge' between introductory undergraduate texts and the very large and expensive major reference works. Evidence-based treatment options are given are integrated and referenced. A detailed list of further reading is also provided.
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Management of inpatients
Small intestinal infections
Other causes of malabsorption
Deciding on the route of access for artiﬁcial nutrition support
Deciding on the nutritional regimen
Hypothesis testing for categories
Analyzing published data
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