April 2008, Wiley-Blackwell
Section 1: Structure, function and disorders of the gastrointestinal tract.
An overview of the gastrointestinal tract.
The small intestine.
The large intestine.
The biliary system.
Section 2: Essential aspects of gastroenterology.
Diagnostic tests and procedures in gastroenterology.
Emergencies of the gastrointestinal tract.
Pharmacology in gastroenterology.
Section 3: Living with gastrointestinal disorders.
Psychosocial factors in gastroenterology.
Quality of life in gastroenterology.
- comprehensive guide to gastrointestinal nursing care and management
- for general nurses, advanced nurse practitioners and nurse endoscopists
- enables nurses to develop expertise in this area of care
- explores issues in gastrointestinal care