Thoroughly revised and updated for its Fourth Edition, this SpiralAr Manual is a practical quick-reference guide to the diagnosis and management of all gastrointestinal problemsafrom common complaints such as intestinal gas to life-threatening diseases such as cancer and AIDS. Chapters written in an easy-to-scan outline format cover the approach to the patient, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, nutritional assessment and management, gastroenterologic emergencies, and specific complaints and disorders. Highlights of this Fourth Edition include an expanded obesity chapter, major updates on inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome, new treatments for viral hepatitis, and endoscopic treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease.dyspeptic, symptoms may be tested for HP after at least 4 weeks have elapsed from eradication, antibiotic, and acid ... The current preferred therapy in the United States is twice daily PPI plus clarithromycin 500 mg b.i.d. and amoxicillin 1 g b.i.d. for 7 ... patient noncompliance, smoking, concurrent use of sucralfate, and the presence of bacterial resistance to antibiotics. ... consists of metronidazole 500 mg q.i.d., tetracycline 500 mg q.i.d., Bismuth subsalicylate (Pepto-Bismol) tablets q.i.d., anbsp;...
|Title||:||Manual of Gastroenterology|
|Publisher||:||Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2008|