Essential Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition

Paperback | December 3, 2004

byStefano Guandalini

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A practical and concise guide to gastrointestinal, hepatic, and nutrition disorders in the pediatric patient. Featuring a large amount of tables, lists, and other summary features, this book provides practitioners and residents with a quick but substantial reference. Includes a drug formulary for common prescriptions.

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A practical and concise guide to gastrointestinal, hepatic, and nutrition disorders in the pediatric patient. Featuring a large amount of tables, lists, and other summary features, this book provides practitioners and residents with a quick but substantial reference. Includes a drug formulary for common prescriptions.

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At last, here's a practical, concise, and easy-to-use guide for the diagnosis and treatment of digestive, nutritional, hepatic, and abdominal disorders in the neonate, child, and adolescent. Written and designed especially for use by the practitioner in general practice, an effective combination of concise text and useful summary feat...

Stefano Guandalini, MD Director, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology University of Chicago Children’s Hospital Professor of Pediatrics University of Chicago School of Medicine Chicago, IL Dr. Guandalini directs the pediatric GI division for a large academic medical center and is one of the best-known pediatric ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 9.1 × 7.3 × 0.64 inPublished:December 3, 2004Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071416307

ISBN - 13:9780071416306

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Table of Contents

Part I. - Approach to gastrointestinal signs, symptoms and tests

1Recurrent vomiting

2Acute Diarrhea

3Chronic and "Intractable" Diarrhea

4Malnutrition/Failure to thrive

5Constipation

6Recurrent abd. Pain and IBS

7Obstruction

8Gastrointestinal bleeding

9Jaundice in the newborn and young infant

10Portal Hypertension and Ascites

11Interpretation of some common GI tests and procedures

Part II. - Gastrointestinal Disorders

12Congenital malformations of the GI tract

13 Achalasia

14Pyloric Stenosis

15GERD

16Cow's milk allergy

17GI and feeding problems of the neurologically handicapped child

18Eosinophilic Gastroenteropathy

19H.pylori and other gastritides

20Celiac Disease

21Short Gut Syndrome

22Small Bowel Bacterial Overgrowth

23Organic causes of constipation including Hirschsprung's disease

24Crohn's disease

25Ulcerative and Indeterminate colitis

26Intestinal Polyposis

27Intussusception

28Appendicitis

Part III. - Liver and Pancreatic Disorders

29Acute and recurrent pancreatitis

30Viral Hepatitis

31Liver Transplant: Indications, Modalities and Medical follow-up

32The child with elevated transaminases

Part IV. - Pharmacotherapy and Nutrition

33Commonly employed drugs: dosage recommendations and side effects

34TPN, Enteral Nutrition and special formulas

Overall34 Chapters22 Authors446 pages