ISBN : 9780195383188
This attractive, compact handbook offers highly practical, to-the-point guidance to residents and students. The Handbook gives equal weight to both diagnosis and therapy, includes an easy-to-reference emergency section, and maintains a focus on practical disease management. The book's anatomically organized sections are supplemented by special sections on management of GI emergencies and the Top 10 GI Problems, including pertinent algorithms and practice guidelines from the American Gastroenterology Association. Useful appendices provide CT images of common GI problems, normal laboratory ranges, and links to useful websites.