The book will aim to provide a simple, practical management approaches rather than detailed disease information. It will have a problem-based focus concentrating on providing management solutions in emergency situations where clinicians have limited time. There will also be detailed chapters on preparing patients for procedures, such as endoscopy and biopsy.
Luminal Gastroenterology Chapter 1 Sore Mouth Chapter 2 Dysphagia and Odynophagia Chapter 3 Heartburn, Acid Regurgitation, and Barrettâ€™s Esophagus Chapter 4 Dyspepsia and Non-Ulcer Dyspepsia Chapter 5 Nausea and Vomiting Chapter 6 Acute Abdominal Pain Chapter 7 Chronic Abdominal Pain Chapter 8 Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Functional Bowel Disease Chapter 9 Bloating and Abdominal Distention Chapter 10 Hematemesis, Melena and Hematochezia Chapter 11 Occult Blood in Stools, Asymptomatic Iron Deficiency Anemia Chapter 12 Acute Diarrhea Chapter 13 Chronic Diarrhea Chapter 14 Acute and Chronic Constipation Chapter 15 Colorectal Cancer Chapter 16 Screening for Colon Cancer Chapter 17 Fecal Incontinence Chapter 18 Weight Loss and Anorexia Chapter 19 Anal Pain Chapter 20 Eating Disorders Chapter 21 Practical Issues in Nutrition and Supplementation in Gastrointestinal Disease Chapter 22 HIV Positive and Gastrointestinal Symptoms: Next Steps Eating Disorders Chapter 23 Obesity Surgery for the Gastroenterologist Chapter 24 How to Prepare Patients for Endoscopic Procedures Chapter 25 Anesthesia for Endoscopy
Hepatology Chapter 26 Abnormal Liver Function Tests Chapter 27 Acute Viral Hepatitis Chapter 28 Hepatitis C Positive Patient Chapter 29 Hepatitis B Positive Patient Chapter 30 Suspected Iron Overload or High Serum Ferritin Chapter 31 Chronic Non-Viral Hepatitis Chapter 32 Cholestasis and Jaundice Chapter 33 Obesity and Abnormal Liver Function Tests Chapter 34 Abnormal Liver Function Tests and the Heavy Alcohol Drinker Chapter 35 Drugs and Liver Disease Chapter 36 Family History of Liver Disease Chapter 37 Granulomatous Hepatitis Chapter 38 Mass in the Liver Chapter 39 Nutrition in the Patient with Chronic Liver Disease Chapter 40 Endstage Liver Disease Chapter 41 Acute Liver Failure Chapter 42 Liver Transplantation Chapter 43 Pregnancy and Liver Disease Chapter 44 How To Prepare Patients for Liver Biopsy