A new edition of this respected Australian gastroenterology textbook
Completely updated, this comprehensive medical resource offers a practical, problem-based approach to the subject of clinical gastroenterology.
Containing specialist content from Australian and international contributors, Clinical Gastroenterology, 3rd Edition focuses on both common and uncommon gastroenterological problems as they present in clinical practice.
Building on the previous two editions, Clinical Gastroenterology features decision trees to assist clinicians in assessing patients and the treating digestive disorders.
This latest edition also includes clear medical illustrations suitable for patient education, along with summary tables highlighting key points to guide General Practitioners, gastroenterology specialist trainees and medical students
New to this Edition
· gastroenterological case studies and key point summaries in each chapter · new chapters on gastroenterological and hepatological medical conditions, including inflammatory bowel disease, obesity and anti-obesity surgery, principles of anaesthesia for endoscopy and preparing patients for endoscopy, complications of endoscopy, liver transplant and end-stage liver disease · an expanded section on pancreatic cysts and masses · an expanded section on radiological evaluation including the place of cross-sectional imaging
1. Heartburn, regurgitation and non-cardiac chest pain 2. Difficulty swallowing and pain on swallowing 3. Hiccups, sore mouth and bad breath 4. Acute abdominal pain 5. When to test for Helicobacter pylori and what to do with a positive test 6. Indigestion (chronic epigastric pain or meal-related discomfort) 7. Chronic lower abdominal pain or discomfort 8. Wind and gas 9. Nausea and vomiting 10. Vomiting blood, black stools, blood per rectum, occult bleeding 11. Constipation 12. Perianal pain 13. Acute diarrhoea 14. Chronic diarrhoea and fatty stools 15. Inflammatory bowel disease 16. Faecal incontinence (leakage of stool) 17. Loss of appetite and loss of weight 18. Food allergies and intolerance 19. Palpable asymptomatic abdominal masses 20. Abdominal distension 21. Lumps in the groin and hernia 22. Rectal/perianal mass and colorectal cancer 23. Jaundice and pruritus 24. Abnormal liver function test results 25. Management of end-stage liver disease and liver transplantation 26. Abdominal incidentalomas 27. Obesity and anti-obesity medical and surgical management 28. Patient preparation and principles of sedation in gastrointestinal endoscopy Index
For more details, please download a copy of the sample chapter.
By Nicholas J. Talley, MD, PhD, FACP, FRACP, FRCP, Tally, Year Book of Gastroenterology:
Pro Vice Chancellor and Professor
Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, CALLAGHAN NSW