1:Approaches to common clinical problems
2:Clinical practice and diagnostics
4:An A to Z of gastroenterology and hepatology
5:Drugs used in gastroenterology and hepatology
This fully revised and updated third edition of the Oxford Handbook of Gastroenterology and Hepatology provides up-to-date, pragmatic advice on the management of common conditions and emergencies. An essential resource for all those involved in the care of patients with gastroenterological and hepatological disease, both for specialists and trainees in gastroenterology and hepatology, and also clinicians from other specialties.
The handbook includes a problems-based approach, a unique A to Z compendium of conditions, and sections on therapeutic drugs, and emergencies. Thoroughly revised and updated, it now includes such updates as new approaches for the management of eating disorders, and post-liver transplant patients, the latest advances in endoscopy, new therapies, refined advice on how to select between therapeutic options, as well as additional emergency topics on abdominal trauma, bowel obstructions, and major haemorrhage.
• Comprehensive A-Z of conditions allows fast access to focused key information about the range of conditions that may be encountered
• A practical guide to the management of common clinical problems, including investigations and differential diagnosis
• Covers emergencies in gastroenterology and hepatology with immediate priorities in management
• Covers approaches to clinical problems, including infectious disease, and gastrointestinal problems in developing countries
NEW TO THIS EDITION:
• Thoroughly revised, now with a dedicated section on endoscopy, reflecting the many advances in this key area
• Updated to highlight key current patient issues, including communication, palliative care, use of evidence, and patient-centred outcomes
• Includes new approaches for the management of patients with eating disorders and post-liver transplant, as well as the latest advances in endoscopy
• Covers new therapies, with refined advice on how to select between multiple therapeutic options
• Provides additional emergency topics on abdominal trauma, bowel obstructions, and major haemorrhage