Everything clinicians need to know about diagnosing and treating digestive tract and liver disorders Striking the perfect balance between comprehensiveness and ease of use, this popular entry in the CURRENT series delivers high-yield coverage of the entire spectrum of gastroenterology and hepatology in a streamlined, consistent presentation. Edited by three expert physicians from Harvard Medical School, the third edition has been updated to include coverage of the latest clinical issues, advances, and developments in the field, and is enhanced by an important new chapter on C. difficile bacterial infections. CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Endoscopy features bulleted lists that deliver instant guidance on identifying and treating both common and rare digestive disorders, numerous tables that encapsulate must-know information, and more than 60-full-color radiographic and endoscopic images of GI disorders. This trusted text is known world-wide for its thorough coverage of procedures and techniques in endoscopy and treating various liver disorders. Market: Internal medicine residents (23,000), general internists (77,000), family medicine residents (8,000), gastroenterologists (12,000/USA), international gastroenterologists, and physician assistants (50,000) Includes key information from related fields, including GI surgery, liver transplantation, bariatric surgery, inflammatory bowel disease, and motility disorder Norton J. Greenberger, MD (Boston, MA) is a Senior Attending Physician and Clinical Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Greenberger is a past President of the American Gastroenterological Association, the American College of Physicians, the Central Society for Clinical Research and the Association of Professors of Medicine. He is the author or co-author of more than 230 publications including chapters in major medical texts. Richard S. Blumberg, MD (Boston, MA) is Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Robert Burakoff, MD, MPH (Boston, MA) is Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School Clinical Chief of Gastroenterology, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy at Brigham and Women's Hospital.
The most practical, authoritative guide to managing digestive and liver diseases A Doody's Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE! Authored by expert physicians at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment: Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Endoscopy offers a streamlined, templated presentation that simplifies the diagnosis and medical management of digestive and liver diseases. Clinically relevant, up-to-date coverage of digestive and liver disorders, and related medical and surgical procedures, including endoscopy: High-yield coverage of the entire spectrum of gastroenterology and hepatology, from stomach and esophageal to pancreatic and liver disorders Complete review of advances in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy “Essentials of Diagnosis” bulleted lists deliver instant guidance on identifying both common and rare digestive disorders Over 90 full-color endoscopic and other images of GI disorders Over 50 radiographic images clarify the use of the many currently available imaging techniques Key information from related fields, including GI surgery, and subspecialities such as liver transplantation, bariatric surgery, inflammatory bowel disease, and motility disorder
Rev. ed. of: Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology / editors, Wilfred M. Weinstein, C.J. Hawkey, Jaime Bosch. 2005.
Author: Jason M. Guardino
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Designed for quick, easy point-of-care reference during hospital rounds and in the outpatient clinic, this pocket book provides clinically relevant information on over 100 gastrointestinal, pancreatic, and hepatic problems and important endoscopy topics. Each topic is presented in easy-to-scan bullet lists and tables on interfacing pages, with headings that include definition, epidemiology, etiology, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, physical examination, laboratory studies, diagnostic studies, treatments, complications, and prognosis. The latest national treatment guidelines are presented at the top of the page. When appropriate, topics are cross-referenced to each other.
An easily accessible guide to diagnosing and managing critical situations, Emergencies in Gastroenterology and Hepatology aids doctors in dealing with acutely sick patients quickly and effectively. The book provides practical advice on how to make difficult decisions in an emergency situation. Areas covered include life and death emergencies, as well as the broad problems faced by on-call Gastroenterologists and Hepatologists on a daily basis. The focus throughout is on immediate management, but the book also includes reference to long term follow up for certain problems. Each chapter has an associated algorithm, which summarises the contents of the chapter, providing an aide memoir for the reader and facilitating learning, as well as being a quick reference tool. Bullet-point information for speed and clarity combined with the integral cross-referencing system, further enables quick access to the necessary information.
GI/Liver Secrets Plus
Author: Peter R McNally
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Stay up to date on today's most common GI and liver disorders and their management with GI/Liver Secrets Plus. This enhanced medical reference book is an excellent resource for understanding the physiology and therapy in hepatic and digestive disease. Whether preparing for an exam or quickly checking a clinical question, the user-friendly Secrets Series® style makes this book a valuable addition to your library! Easily locate important information with bulleted lists, tables, boxes, short answers, and a highly detailed index to expedite reference. Access a broad range of topics that focus on all of today's most common GI and liver disorders and their management. Apply the latest knowledge and techniques with content thoroughly updated by leaders in the field. Quickly review key concepts with improved "Plus" formatting, which employs a Socratic Q&A approach designed to simulate the types of questions that may be used on patient rounds. Enhance your reference power through bulleted lists, mnemonics, "Key Points" summaries, lists of useful web sites, and practical tips from the authors. Improve content knowledge with a special chapter containing "Top 100 Secrets," providing an overview of essential material for last-minute study or self-assessment. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability.
Tarascon Gastroenterology Pocketbook
Author: Co-Chief Division of Digestive Diseases Lincy Foundation Chair in Clinical Gastroenterology Los Angeles California Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Los Angeles California Dr Eric Esrailian, Eric Esrailian
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Written by experts in the field, the Tarascon Gastroenterology Pocketbook is a convenient reference guide that provides a comprehensive review of major gastroenterology topics along with a succinct presentation of pathophysiology and diagnostic and management strategies in gastroenterology. Topics include: Evaluation and characterization of acute abdominal pain Chronic inflammatory diseases including ulcerative colitis, Chron s disease, and primary biliary cirrhosis Diagnosis and management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Ordering radiologic studies for GI conditions The Tarascon Gastroenterology Pocketbook is a comprehensive, evidenced-based resource, and is a must-have tool for gastroenterologists, primary care physicians, nurses, fellows, and other health care providers in the field of gastroenterology."
The Mayo Clinic Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review book has been designed to provide a review of core essential knowledge in gastroenterology, hepatology, and relevant related areas of radiology, pathology, endoscopy and nutrition to physicians, trainees and other persons caring for patients, gastroenterology fellows in training, medical residents, medical students, gastrointestinal assistants, nurses, and allied health care personnel. While less detailed than encyclopedic textbooks, it provides much more information than outline booklets. Clinical knowledge to enhance patient management, rather than the latest scientific advances is emphasized. For persons preparing for their board examination, certification or recertification, case-based presentations and numerous board examination-type single best-answer questions with annotated answers are provided. Abundant figures, images and tables are also included. The faculty authoring this book are all Mayo Clinic gastroenterologists and hepatologists who spend most of their time caring for patients and teaching in an academic environment.
Portable, practical, and entirely clinical, this affordable guide to assessment and management of the entire range of gastroenterological complaints and conditions is ideally suited for use by GI fellows and specialists. The book is divided into two parts: symptom-focused and disease-focused. Features include key practice points, essentials of diagnosis, potential pitfalls, key web links, society guideline comparisons, case studies, and multiple choice questions. When you need answers in a hurry, turn to the most trusted name in gastroenterology: Yamada.
Thoroughly revised and updated, the second edition of this pocket-sized handbook provides comprehensive, concise, evidence-based information on the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal and liver disease. The Little Black Book of Gastroenterology is a convenient resource offering quick access to vital information and makes a great reference for solving pressing problems on the ward or in the clinic.
Gastroenterology – as only Harrison’s can cover it Featuring a superb compilation of chapters related to gastroenterology that appear in Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, Eighteenth Edition, this concise, full-color clinical companion delivers the latest knowledge in the field backed by the scientific rigor and authority that have defined Harrison’s. You will find content from renowned editors and contributors in a carry-anywhere presentation that is ideal for the classroom, clinic, ward, or exam/certification preparation. Features Complete coverage of must-know gastroenterology and hepatology topics, including cardinal manifestations of disease, differential diagnosis and diagnostic evaluation, management of diseases and disorders, obesity, nutrition, and eating disorders Reflects the most current advances in genetics, cell biology, pathophysiology, and treatment Integration of pathophysiology with clinical management 107 high-yield questions and answers drawn from Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine Self-Assessment and Board Review, 18e Content updates and new developments since the publication of Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, 18e 60 chapters written by physicians who are recognized experts in the field of gastroenterology Helpful appendix of laboratory values of clinical importance
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Digestive Endoscopic Resection provides a minimally invasive method of diagnosing and treating gastrointestinal cancer. This book contains a comprehensive and detailed introduction to this technique. It includes preoperative preparation, surgical methods, intraoperative complications and postoperative management of advanced endoscopic procedures. It mainly focuses on endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) and endoscopic submucosal tunneling technologies, such as peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) and submucosal tunneling endoscopic resection (STER). This book presents essential surgical steps and diagnostic illustrations of these fast developing techniques. It provides a theoretical basis and valuable technical guidance for experts to perform ESD and summarizes this new treatment of gastrointestinal disease not only early cancers but also other gastrointestinal disorders including esophageal achalasia, etc. The Atlas of Digestive Endoscopic Resection will serve as an ideal reference for physicians and surgeons involved in endoscopic minimally invasive surgery. Editors Pinghong Zhou, Liqing Yao and Xinyu Qin are professors at Zhongshan Hospital affiliated to Fudan University, Shanghai, China.
Highly practical and concise, this hands-on guide focuses on specific common clinical scenarios. Each section covers a particular area of the GI tract and follows a regular structure of: overview of normal function, physiology, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, differential diagnosis, diagnostic tests, and treatment. Color-coded text features, such as key facts, potential pitfalls and practice tips, and concise, bulleted paragraphs make the information easy to find and assimilate. Multiple choice questions, clinical cases, a short picture gallery of the most common GI conditions, and a comparison of the major societies' guidelines (BSG, ASG, ACG, UEGF) make this the perfect tool for reference or review.