Pediatric Practice Gastroenterology / Edition 1

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Overview

Complete how-to guidance on managing gastrointestinal diseases and disorders in children

In full color!

"Pediatric Practice: Gastroenterology is a beautifully illustrated and reader-friendly textbook that provides a well-rounded overview of pediatric gastroenterology that provides an excellent resource for general pediatricians and allied health professionals caring for children in general practice."--Gastroenterology

Part of the Pediatric Practice series, Pediatric Practice: Gastroenterology is a unique source of clinically relevant information on the diagnosis and treatment of children with gastrointestinal symptoms and disorders. The care of the patient forms the core of this full-color resource, which also provides perspectives on epidemiology, pathophysiology, and diagnosis that every pediatrician, pediatric resident, gastroenterologist, and pediatric nurse needs to know.

Expert authors in each subject area provide detailed, yet concise overviews of important disorders of the esophagus, stomach, intestine, pancreas, and liver. You will also find discussion of common symptoms, their differential diagnosis, and how they should be evaluated and treated along with an introduction to the use of diagnostic modalities such as radiology, nuclear medicine, and endoscopy. A listing of relevant, recent articles appears at the end of each chapter allowing you to expand your exploration of a given topic.

The Pediatric Practice series simplifies the care of pediatric patients by delivering:

  • Tips that tell you what you must know—and what you must do—at every stage of care
  • Diagnostic and treatment algorithms
  • Signs/Symptoms and Differential Diagnosis boxes
  • “When to Refer” boxes, which examine all the relevant clinical considerations
  • Diagnostic Tests—with a realistic emphasis on the right tests to order
  • Medical Treatment coverage that includes drugs, dosages, and administration in an easy-to-read tabular format
  • Convenient icons and a templated chapter design
  • Numerous clinical color photos and didactic diagrams
  • Logical section organization, with consistent headings among chapters covering similar topics
  • Introductory sections that provide an update on recent research that informs clinical practice
  • Full-color throughout
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071633796
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/8/2010
  • Series: Pediatric Practice Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 472
  • Sales rank: 894,832
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Warren P. Bishop, MD

Professor of Pediatrics

Carver College of Medicine

University of Iowa

Director, Division of Gastroenterology

University of Iowa Children's Hospital

Iowa City, IA

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Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
Acknowledgments
SECTION 1: SYMPTOMS AND ASSESSMENT
1. Abdominal Pain, Sanjoy Banerjee
2. Vomiting, Narayanan Venkatasubramani and B.U.K. Li
3. Feeding and Swallowing Disorders, Richard J. Noel
4. Diarrhea, Dawn R. Ebach
5. Constipation, Uma Padhye Phatak and Dinesh S. Pashankar
6. Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Eyad Hanna
7. Jaundice and Neonatal Cholestasis, Riad M. Rahhal
8. Nutrition, Robert D. Baker and Susan S. Baker
SECTION 2: DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES IN GASTROENTEROLOGY
9. Imaging in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Yutaka Sato and Achint K. Singh
10. Endoscopy, Michael A. Manfredi and Jennifer R. Lightdale
11. Esophageal pH and Impedance Monitoring, Rachel Rosen, Eric Chiou, and Samuel Nurko
SECTION 3: DISORDERS OF THE STOMACH AND INTESTINE
12. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Benjamin D. Gold
13. Gastritis and Peptic Ulcer Disease, Aliye Uc and Bharani Pandrangi
14. Abdominal Wall Defects, Steven Elliott and Anthony Sandler
15. Atresias, Webs, and Duplications, Joel Shilyansky and Graeme Pitcher
16. Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Rebecca Scherr and Subra Kugathasan
17. Food Allergy and Intolerance, Jonathan E. Markowitz and Chris A. Liacouras
18. Celiac Disease, Edward Hoffenberg and Thomas Flass
19. Disorders of Gastrointestinal Motility, Hayat Mousa
20. Short Bowel Syndrome, Riad M. Rahhal
21. Surgical Emergencies, John Meehan
22. Polyps and Tumors of the Intestines, Warren P. Bishop
SECTION 4: DISORDERS OF THE LIVER
23. Biliary Atresia, Melissa Leyva-Vega and Barbara A. Haber
24. Viral Hepatitis, Jose R. Romero and Judith A. O'Connor
25. Wilson's Disease, Karan McBride Emerick
26. Alpha-1-antitrypsin Deficiency, Jeffrey H. Teckman
27. Autoimmune Liver Disorders, Tyler M. Burpee and Karen F. Murray
28. Metabolic and Drug-Induced Liver Disease, Judith A. O'Connor
29. Liver Transplantation, Yumirle Turmelle and Ross W. Shepherd
30. Liver Failure and Portal Hypertension, Elizabeth Mileti and Philip Rosenthal
SECTION 5: DISORDERS OF THE PANCREAS
31. Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis, Mark E. Lowe
32. Pancreatic Insufficiency and Cystic Fibrosis, Aliye Uc
Index
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