The Washington Manual of Gastroenterology Subspecialty Consult

The Washington Manual of Gastroenterology Subspecialty Consult

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This concise and practical reference, tailored for fellows, residents, and medical students rotating on gastroenterology subspecialty services, covers both inpatient and outpatient management of gastroenterology with the same clinical practicality as the widely popular Washington Manuala„c of Medical Therapeutics. With gastroenterology continuing to expand as a specialty, there is a wealth of new insights on disease pathophysiology, diagnostic tools, and management options that this manual helps to address. It is the result of a collaborative effort of residents, fellows, and clinical faculty from the distinguished Washington University School of Medicine and serves as a practical quick reference guide to the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal ailments. New features include: Am Two new chapters included: o Liver Transplantation o Genetic Testing in GI Disease Am Chapter on nutrition has been revised to reflect Malnutrition, both over and under nutrition Am Consistent formatting of chapters including the format of individual diseases and symptoms revised to follow specific subheadings Am Extensively updated to include chapter rewrites where necessary Don't miss the other key topics in The Washington Manuala„c Subspecialty Consult Series: Am Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Am Hematology and Oncology Am Infectious Disease Am Nephrology Am Rheumatology The Washington Manuala„c is a registered mark belonging to Washington University in St. Louis to which international legal protection applies. The mark is used in this publication by LWW under license from Washington University.The sensitivity of endoscopy as a diagnostic test for GERD is low, as the likelihood of finding visible esophagitis is only around 50% in treatment-naAmve patients. The likelihood of esophagitis is extremely low when patients have alreadyanbsp;...

Title:The Washington Manual of Gastroenterology Subspecialty Consult
Author:C. Prakash Gyawali
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2012


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