Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Gastroenterology

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James H. Grendell, Kenneth R. McQuaid, Scott L. Friedman
Lange Medical Books/McGraw-Hill, 2003 - Medical - 867 pages

This easy-to-use, multipurpose resource is the ideal first stop for answers-for those in practice, on the wards, teaching, or preparing for boards. CURRENT Diagnosis and Treatment in Gastroenterology offers brief but expert and up-to-date coverage of gastrointestinal, biliary, hepatic, and pancreatic diseases. With its consistent formatting chapter by chapter, this text makes it simple to locate the practical information you need on diagnosis, testing, disease processes, and up-to-date treatment and management strategies..

. Concise, accessible clinical information on gastroenterology.
* Brings together the best in current recommendations from experts directly involved in patient care and clinical teaching .
* Provides single-source look-ups of essential topics in diseases of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, rectum, pancreas, liver, and bile ducts.
* Emphasizes up-to-date, cost-effective diagnostic approaches and therapeutic strategies for the full range of gastroenterological problems.
* Serves as an easy-to-use, ready reference for gastroenterologists, surgeons, family physicians, and internists who see patients with GI complaints.
* Provides practical guidance on imaging studies, endoscopy, and treatment of pregnancy-related GI problems .
* Covers disease processes involving more than one organ, such as gastrointestinal bleeding, acute diarrhea, and AIDS .
* Discusses liver failure, the liver in systemic disease, and liver transplantation.
* Helps house officers and fellows care for patients and prepare for rounds and clinical conferences.
* Facilitates review-especially for those preparing for specialty exams or specialists wanting to update their knowledge

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Contents

Endoscopic Management of Biliary 86 Pancreatic Diseases
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AIDS 85 the Gastrointestinal Tract
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Neoplasia of the Liver
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