Emergencies in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Paperback | August 15, 2013

byDaniel Marks, Marcus Harbord

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An easily accessible guide to diagnosing and managing critical situations, Emergencies in Gastroenterology and Hepatology aids doctors in dealing with acutely sick patients quickly and effectively. The book provides practical advice on how to make difficult decisions in an emergency situation.Areas covered include life and death emergencies, as well as the broad problems faced by on-call Gastroenterologists and Hepatologists on a daily basis. The focus throughout is on immediate management, but the book also includes reference to long term follow up for certain problems.Each chapter has an associated algorithm, which summarises the contents of the chapter, providing an aide memoir for the reader and facilitating learning, as well as being a quick reference tool. Bullet-point information for speed and clarity combined with the integral cross-referencing system,further enables quick access to the necessary information.

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An easily accessible guide to diagnosing and managing critical situations, Emergencies in Gastroenterology and Hepatology aids doctors in dealing with acutely sick patients quickly and effectively. The book provides practical advice on how to make difficult decisions in an emergency situation.Areas covered include life and death emerge...

Dr Marcus Harbord was appointed a Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist at the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in 2006, specialising in inflammatory bowel disease. He has been Lead Clinician since 2007. He was previously a consultant at the Royal Free Hospital, London. Qualifying from St. Mary's Hospital, London in 1992, he trai...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0.07 inPublished:August 15, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199231362

ISBN - 13:9780199231362

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Table of Contents

1. Acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding2. Overt lower gastrointestinal bleeding3. Severe iron deficiency anaemia4. Severe vomiting5. Severe acute diarrhoea6. Gastroenteritis7. Complications of inflammatory bowel disease8. Acute thoracic pain and dysphagia9. Acute abdominal pain10. Malnutrition and chronic gastrointestinal disease11. Complications of nutritional support12. HIV disease and the GI tract13. Assessment of liver function14. Jaundice15. Acute liver failure16. Complications of cirrhosis and portal hypertension17. Infections and the liver18. Drug-induced liver injury19. The liver in pregnancy20. Hepatic trauma21. Hepatic, neuroendocrine and general oncological emergencies22. Liver transplant patients