The Little Gi Book: An Easily Digestible Guide To Understanding Gastroenterology by Douglas AdlerThe Little Gi Book: An Easily Digestible Guide To Understanding Gastroenterology by Douglas Adler

The Little Gi Book: An Easily Digestible Guide To Understanding Gastroenterology

byDouglas AdlerEditorDouglas Adler

Paperback | May 15, 2013

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What's the difference between a subtotal colectomy and a total proctocolectomy? How can you tell if a patient has cirrhosis? If a patient is jaundiced, should you order an ultrasound, an MRI scan, or an ERCP?

The Little GI Book: An Easily Digestible Guide to Understanding Gastroenterologyanswers these questions and more. Primarily designed for those new to the world of gastroenterology and hepatology, The Little GI Book will help you learn the core concepts of digestive health and disease while on the go.

Portable and handy, this conversational-style book packs a big punch!The Little GI Bookwill prove invaluable to residents, students, nurse practitioners, office staff, industry sales force, and anyone who works in the GI industry but isn't a gastroenterologist.

Since gastroenterology as a specialty involves many organs, Dr. Douglas G. Adler uses a novel organ-based approach to give a comprehensive, soup-to-nuts “field guide to gastrointestinal anatomy, physiology, disease states, and treatment.The Little GI Bookguides the reader through the entire gastrointestinal tract, starting at the top with the esophagus, ending at the bottom with the colon and rectum, and covering everything in between: the stomach, small intestine, liver, pancreas, bile ducts, and gallbladder.

Written in a friendly, relaxed style and illustrated with over 50 key images and figures,The Little GI Bookhelps cement important concepts without a hiccup. Readers can approach the material without fear, and even have fun learning!

Douglas G. Adler, MD, FACG, AGAF, FASGEreceived his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College in New York, NY. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. Dr. Adler completed both a general GI fellowship and a therapeutic endoscopy/ERCP fellows...
Title:The Little Gi Book: An Easily Digestible Guide To Understanding GastroenterologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:264 pages, 7 × 4.25 × 0.5 inPublished:May 15, 2013Publisher:Slack IncorporatedLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1617110728

ISBN - 13:9781617110726

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Table of Contents



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Chapter 1 Esophagus

Chapter 2 Stomach

Chapter 3 Small Intestine

Chapter 4 Colon and Rectum

Chapter 5 Liver

Chapter 6 Gallbladder and Bile Ducts

Chapter 7 Pancreas

Chapter 8 Endoscopy