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Lecture Notes: Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Anton Emmanuel (Editor), Stephen Inns (Editor)
ISBN: 978-1-4051-8321-5
232 pages
April 2011, Wiley-Blackwell
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This new title in the award-winning Lecture Notes series provides a clinically-oriented approach to the study of gastroenterology and hepatology, covering both the medical and surgical aspects of gastrointestinal practice. It explores organ-specific disorders, clinical basics, and gastrointestinal emergencies, together with a detailed self-assessment section. As part of the Lecture Notes series, this book is perfect for use as a concise textbook or revision aid.

Key features include:

  • Takes a clinically-oriented approach, covering both medical and surgical aspects of gastrointestinal practice
  • Includes sections devoted to the organ-specific disorders, clinical basics and gastrointestinal emergencies
  • Includes a detailed self-assessment section comprising MCQs, SAQs and short and long OSCE cases

Whether you need to develop or refresh your knowledge, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Lecture Notes presents 'need to know' information for all those involved in gastrointestinal practice.

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Preface, vii

Part I Clinical Basics

1 Approach to the patient with abdominal pain, 1

2 Approach to the patient with liver disease, 11

3 Approach to the patient with luminal disease, 17

4 Nutrition, 29

5 Gastrointestinal infections, 39

6 Gastrointestinal investigations, 46

Part II Gastrointestinal Emergencies

7 Acute gastrointestinal bleeding, 52

8 Acute upper and lower gastrointestinal emergencies, 55

9 Acute liver failure, 61

10 Pancreatobiliary emergencies: acute pancreatitis, 67

Part III Regional Gastroenterology

11 Oral cavity, 73

12 Oesophagus, 75

13 Stomach and duodenum, 82

14 Small intestine, 87

15 Small and large bowel disorders, 94

16 Colon, 103

17 Anorectum, 110

18 Pancreatic diseases, 114

19 Biliary diseases, 120

20 Chronic liver disorders, 129

21 Hereditary and congenital liver diseases, 139

22 Viral hepatitides, 157

23 Drug-induced liver injury, 169

24 Vascular liver diseases, 173

25 Autoimmune hepatitis, 182

26 Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, 184

27 Alcoholic liver disease, 187

28 Liver tumours and lesions, 191

29 Pregnancy-related liver disease, 197

30 Liver transplantation, 200

Part IV Study Aids and Revision

Gastrointestinal history check-list, 207

Abdominal examination routine, 209

Rectal examination routine, 211

Common OSCE cases, 212

Part V Self-Assessment

Self-assessment case studies: Questions, 213

Self-assessment case studies: Answers, 215

Index, 217

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Anton Emmanuel, University College Hospital, London

Stephen Inns, University College Hospital, London

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A brand new title in the Lecture Notes series

Covers the full range of gastroenterology practice – luminal gastroenterology, pancreato-biliary medicine and hepatology

Takes a clinically-oriented approach, covering both medical and surgical aspects of gastrointestinal (GI) practice

Includes sections devoted to the organ specific disorders, clinical basics and GI emergencies

Includes a detailed self-assessment section comprising MCQs, SAQs and short and long OSCE cases

See More
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