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Clinical Guide to Gastroenterology / Edition 1

Clinical Guide to Gastroenterology / Edition 1


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Clinical Guide to Gastroenterology is an accessible, quick-reference resource that provides practical, evidence-based information on investigations, interventions and management of clinical gastroenterological scenarios. It is packed full with bullet points, diagrams, tables, and algorithms of the important presentations and conditions within Clinical Gastroenterology.

Divided into sections, the book offers in-depth coverage of presenting complaints in Gastroenterology, common conditions broken down by organ system, important investigations and procedures, and pharmacology. Detail is given to the sequence of clinical examination, investigations and management required to diagnose and treat a wide range of gastroenterological disorders.

  • Provides information on symptoms, disorders and issues found in the clinical environment
  • Guides readers in decision-making, appropriate investigation, and conducting interventions
  • Includes important guidelines and clinical trials within each chapter
  • Supplemented by a companion website featuring a wealth of additional material, including more than 70 audio clips, over 50 clinical case studies, and almost 350 self-assessment questions, as well as key clinical trials and guidelines

Clinical Guide to Gastroenterology is a must-have text for junior doctors and medical students as well as doctors, nurses and trainees working within Emergency Departments, Medical, or Surgical Assessment Units.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781119189169
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/28/2019
Series: Clinical Guides Series
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Yang Chen is a Core Medical Trainee, Royal London Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK.

Maxton Pitcher is a Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist, St Mark's and Northwick Park Hospitals, Harrow, UK.

Series editor: Christian Fielder Camm is a Cardiology Specialist Registrar, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors vii

Acronyms and Abbreviations ix

Podcast and Box Icons xiii

About the Companion Website xv

1.1 Examination Technique 1

2.1 Dysphagia 13

2.2 Dyspepsia 27

2.3 Nausea and Vomiting 37

2.4 Abdominal Pain 53

2.6 GI Bleeding 69

2.7 Change in Bowel Habit 85

2.8 Anaemia 99

2.9 Jaundice 117

3.2 Oesophagus 135

3.3 Stomach 165

3.4 Small Intestine 185

3.5 Large Intestine 209

3.6 Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Irritable Bowel Syndrome 243

3.7 Liver 265

3.8 Biliary Tract 305

3.9 Pancreas 325

4.1 Liver Biochemistry and Faecal Tests 341

4.2 Abdominal Ultrasound (US) 347

4.3 Abdominal X‐ray 355

4.4 CT Imaging 365

4.5 Oesophagogastroduodenoscopy (OGD) 371

4.6 Barium Swallow 377

4.8 Magnetic Resonance Cholangiopancreatography 383

4.9 Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography 387

4.10 Enteral and Parenteral Feeding 393

4.12 Flexible Sigmoidoscopy 403

4.13 Colonoscopy 407

4.14 Abdominal Paracentesis 413

5.1 Pharmacology – Dyspepsia 419

5.2 Pharmacology – IBD 425

5.3 Pharmacology – Liver Disease 437

5.4 Pharmacology: Biliary and Pancreatic Disease 447

5.5 Pharmacology – Paracetamol Overdose 453

Index 459

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