Pocket Consultant

Gastroenterology

Author: Simon P. L. Travis,Tariq Ahmad,Jane Collier,A Hillary Steinhart

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405173106

Category: Medical

Page: 496

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There have been significant developments in the fields of gastroenterology and hepatology since the previous edition and this new edition has been entirely revised, updated and considerably expanded. The format and layout have also been updated to include key points at the start of each chapter, bulleted lists and text boxes for tips and warnings. A new author team - which, for the first time, is international - has brought a new global perspective to this book. This is still the leading book for trainees/fellows in gastroenterology and hepatology, as well as junior doctors and general medicine interns. The series title is 'Pocket Consultant' - and that's exactly what the reader gets - the advice and guidance of a consultant on hand when and where they need it.
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Pocket Consultant

Gastroenterology

Author: Simon Travis,Tariq Ahmad,Jane Collier,A Hillary Steinhart

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 1405111925

Category: Medical

Page: 494

View: 2906

There have been significant developments in the fields of gastroenterology and hepatology since the previous edition and this new edition has been entirely revised, updated and considerably expanded. The format and layout have also been updated to include key points at the start of each chapter, bulleted lists and text boxes for tips and warnings. A new author team - which, for the first time, is international - has brought a new global perspective to this book. This is still the leading book for trainees/fellows in gastroenterology and hepatology, as well as junior doctors and general medicine interns. The series title is 'Pocket Consultant' - and that's exactly what the reader gets - the advice and guidance of a consultant on hand when and where they need it.
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Emergencies in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Author: Daniel Marks,Marcus Harbord

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191552348

Category: Medical

Page: 400

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An easily accessible guide to diagnosing and managing critical situations, Emergencies in Gastroenterology and Hepatology aids doctors in dealing with acutely sick patients quickly and effectively. The book provides practical advice on how to make difficult decisions in an emergency situation. Areas covered include life and death emergencies, as well as the broad problems faced by on-call Gastroenterologists and Hepatologists on a daily basis. The focus throughout is on immediate management, but the book also includes reference to long term follow up for certain problems. Each chapter has an associated algorithm, which summarises the contents of the chapter, providing an aide memoir for the reader and facilitating learning, as well as being a quick reference tool. Bullet-point information for speed and clarity combined with the integral cross-referencing system, further enables quick access to the necessary information.
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Gastroenterology

Clinical Cases Uncovered

Author: Satish Keshav,Emma Culver

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118293916

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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Gastroenterology is a critically important specialty in medicine, encompassing the GI tract and two vital organs - the pancreas and the liver. Gastroenterology: Clinical Cases Uncovered includes reference to the new JCHMT curriculum for acute and internal medicine concerning gastroenterology and hepatology and presents real-life patient cases and outcomes as seen on the wards and in exams leading students through a practical approach to recognize, understand, investigate and manage gastroenterological and hepatological disorders and conditions. Following a question-answer approach, with self-assessment MCQs, EMQs and SAQs, and a 'refresher' section on basic science, Gastroenterology: Clinical Cases Uncovered features investigations and the treatment options available for patients with upper and lower GI disorders, liver disease, biliary and pancreatic disease, and problems of nutrition. Gastroenterology: Clinical Cases Uncovered is ideal for medical students, junior doctors on the Foundation Programme, GP trainees, specialist nurses and nurse practitioners and gastroenterology trainees on the specialty training programme.
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Best of Five MCQs for the Gastroenterology SCE

Author: Charlotte Rutter,Leonard Griffiths,Tina Mehta,Chris Probert

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191662291

Category: Medical

Page: 312

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Best of Five MCQs for the Gastroenterology SCE is the first revision guide designed specifically for this new high-stakes exam. It contains 210 best of five questions with explanatory answers, each accurately reflecting the layout of questions in the exam. The book is divided into seven subject areas, covering all the main themes of the exam, and providing a thorough assessment of the candidate's gastroenterological knowledge. Where relevant, questions are illustrated with full colour photographs including endoscopic, radiological and histology images. Uniquely, the explanatory answers include references to guidelines and other sources to enable candidates' further reading and study.
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Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Author: Mark Beattie,Anil Dhawan,John WL Puntis

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780198569862

Category: Medical

Page: 530

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This handbook of paediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition provides a concise overview of key topics in these three closely related specialties.
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Oxford Handbook of Gastrointestinal Nursing

Author: Christine Norton,Claire Taylor,Annmarie Nunwa

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199298653

Category: Medical

Page: 734

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The role of the gastrointestinal (GI) nurse has changed considerably over recent years. The development of endoscopic equipment has resulted in a demand for skilled nurses to perform procedures which, in the past, were carried out by doctors. In addition, nurses now commonly perform diagnostic tests and prescribe specific drugs in gastroenterology, and the widespread recognition of the need for psychosocial support for gastrointestinal patients, in areas such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), has seen a large increase in the number of GI nurse consultants, nurse specialists, and nurse practitioners. GI nurses work with a wide range of patients from those suffering from minor and acute gastrointestinal disorders, through chronic conditions, to those requiring major surgery and treatment for malignant disease. The Oxford Handbook of Gastrointestinal Nursing summarizes the current state of knowledge in gastrointestinal nursing and provides user-friendly, evidence-based guidelines on the management of patietns with gastrointestinal disorders. Organized into three sections covering the principles of gastrointestinal nursing, the sections of the gut, and specific disorders of the digestive system, this handbook offers a wealth of information on how to plan, implement, manage, and evaluate nursing care for gastrointestinal patients, whether in the pediatric or adult setting. Topics featured include nutrition, pain management, complementary therapies, prescribing in GI nursing and emergencies. So you can find the information you need without delay, the book is clearly laid out with one topic per double page spread, and written in an easily readable note-based style. Blank pages for writing notes, observations and local protocols allow your handbook to be customised to meet your specific needs. All this is available at your fingertips, in a pocket-sized handbook with hard-wearing plastic covers. Written by practicing nurses and subject experts, the Oxford Handbook of Gastrointestinal Nursing is a unique and invaluable companion for practicing nurses, and for all health care professionals who are involved in the care of patients with gastrointestinal disorders.
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Mayo Clinic Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review

Author: Stephen Hauser

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199373353

Category: Medical

Page: 480

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The Mayo Clinic Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review book has been designed to provide a review of core essential knowledge in gastroenterology, hepatology, and relevant related areas of radiology, pathology, endoscopy and nutrition to physicians, trainees and other persons caring for patients, gastroenterology fellows in training, medical residents, medical students, gastrointestinal assistants, nurses, and allied health care personnel. While less detailed than encyclopedic textbooks, it provides much more information than outline booklets. Clinical knowledge to enhance patient management, rather than the latest scientific advances is emphasized. For persons preparing for their board examination, certification or recertification, case-based presentations and numerous board examination-type single best-answer questions with annotated answers are provided. Abundant figures, images and tables are also included. The faculty authoring this book are all Mayo Clinic gastroenterologists and hepatologists who spend most of their time caring for patients and teaching in an academic environment.
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Gastrointestinal Emergencies

Author: Tony C. K. Tham,John S. A. Collins,Roy M. Soetikno

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118638409

Category: Medical

Page: 272

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Gastrointestinal Emergencies 3E provides practical, up-to-date guidance for gastroenterologists, endoscopists, surgeons, emergency and acute physicians, medical students and trainees managing patients presenting with GI complications and/or emergencies. Combining a symptom section, a specific conditions section and a section that examines complications (and solutions) of GI procedures, focus throughout is on clear, specific how-to guidance, for use before a procedure or immediately after emergency stabilization. An evidence-based approach to presentation, diagnosis and investigation is utilized throughout. New to this third edition are several brand new chapters covering various complications of procedures and specific conditions not previously featured, as well as a thorough look at the many diagnostic and therapeutic advances in recent years. In addition, every chapter from the current edition has undergone wholesale revision to ensure it is updated with the very latest in management guidelines and clinical practice. Once again, full range of emergencies encountered in daily clinical practice will be examined, such as acute pancreatitis, esophageal perforation, capsule endoscopy complications, acute appendicitis, and the difficulties after gastrointestinal procedures. International guidelines from the world’s key gastroenterology societies will be included in relevant chapters. Gastrointestinal Emergencies 3E is the definitive reference guide for the management of gastrointestinal emergencies and endoscopic complications, and the perfect accompaniment for the modern-day gastroenterologist, surgeon, emergency and acute physicians. Every Emergency Department, GI/endoscopy unit, medical/surgical admission unit should keep a copy close at hand for quick reference.
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Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics E-Book

Author: Roger Walker

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702048488

Category: Medical

Page: 928

View: 9007

Now in its fifth edition, this best-selling, multidisciplinary textbook continues to draw on the skills of pharmacists and clinicians to present optimal drug regimens. The authors integrate an understanding of the disease processes with an appreciation of pathophysiological processes, clinical pharmacy and the evidence base. New to this edition: Stronger emphasis on understanding both the prescribing process and the clinical pharmacy process. All chapters completely revised and updated. Thirty-eight leading new authors. Features: Key points boxes at the beginning of every chapter Case study tests at the end of every chapter Chapters co-authored by pharmacists and clinicians Organised by body system Consistent, clearly signposted chapter layout ‘...a unique and valuable support for all those involved or interested in drug therapy. This is a textbook that no university or pharmacy department, particularly those with employees studying at any level, and no pharmacist trying to develop their knowledge base should be without." Dr Chris Green and John Sexton, The Pharmaceutical Journal Now in its fifth edition, this best-selling, multidisciplinary textbook continues to draw on the skills of pharmacists and clinicians to present optimal drug regimens. The authors integrate an understanding of the disease processes with an appreciation of pathophysiological processes, clinical pharmacy and the evidence base. New to this edition: Stronger emphasis on understanding both the prescribing process and the clinical pharmacy process. All chapters completely revised and updated. Thirty-eight leading new authors. Features: Key points boxes at the beginning of every chapter Case study tests at the end of every chapter Chapters co-authored by pharmacists and clinicians Organised by body system Consistent, clearly signposted chapter layout ‘...a unique and valuable support for all those involved or interested in drug therapy. This is a textbook that no university or pharmacy department, particularly those with employees studying at any level, and no pharmacist trying to develop their knowledge base should be without." Dr Chris Green and John Sexton, The Pharmaceutical Journal Stronger emphasis on understanding both the prescribing process and the clinical pharmacy process. All chapters completely revised and updated. Thirty-eight leading new authors.
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Oxford Case Histories in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Author: Alissa J. Walsh,Otto C. Buchel,Jane Collier,Simon P.L. Travis

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199557896

Category: Medical

Page: 353

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Based around the core curriculum for specialist trainees in gastroenterology and hepatology, this book contains 50 well-structured, peer-reviewed cases gathered from the Oxford Hospitals, comprehensively covering the various disorders of the gastrointestinal system. Each case comprises a brief clinical history and relevant examination findings, details of investigations including examples of medical imaging, followed by questions on differential diagnosis and management and detailed answers and discussion. The text is complemented by numerous black and white illustrations, including radiographic images, and 24 colour images. The question-and-answer format is designed to enhance the reader's diagnostic ability and clinical understanding.
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Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

Author: Jack Satsangi,Lloyd R. Sutherland

Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing

ISBN: 9780443071218

Category: Medical

Page: 792

View: 7699

This book includes discussions that encompass epidemiology, genetics, immunology, etiology, pathogenesis, clinical diagnosis, differential diagnosis, medical treatments, and surgical techniques; a strong focus on evidence-based medicine which provides the scientific basis the reader needs for clinical decision making; full-color photographs which vividly reproduce endoscopic views, histology specimens, and clinical manifestations in the joints, eyes, and skin; clinical algorithms, clinical features boxes, and at-a-glace protocols which expedite access to the most essential information; and a "frequently asked questions" chapter which contains indispensible patient education material.
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The Most Common Inpatient Problems in Internal Medicine

Ward Survival

Author: John C. Sun,Hylton Joffe

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437710891

Category: Medical

Page: 432

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Here's an extremely handy pocket reference to assist the student, resident, house officer, and busy hospitalist address issues related to the 20 most common disorders seen in the inpatient setting. This brief, small-sized handbook offers you evidence-based information presented in an easy to reference, consistently presented outline and table format. Problem based for quick solutions in diagnosis and therapy in the limited timeframe typical of seeing patients on the wards. Provides a brief presentation of 20 most common inpatient disorders. Provides reliabile diagnosis and treatment options with evidence based recommodations. Handy, pocket book that takes up minimal pocket real estate.
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Liver Disease in Clinical Practice

Author: Tim Cross

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319431269

Category: Medical

Page: 379

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This pocket guide covers the common manifestations of liver disease, how to treat them and when to refer patients on to specialist centers. The book outlines the common clinical liver diseases such as fatty liver disease and hepatitis, among others, and their current up to date management. Written by experts in the field and containing figures and tables, as well as case histories and questions, this is an enjoyable and reader-friendly book for the busy physician. With its authoritative, didactic style and short chapters, it covers the common presentations and complications of liver disease, and how to deal with them. Given the increasing prevalence of liver disease in the UK and throughout Western Europe, this is an ideal reference book for primary care physicians, doctors in specialist training, clinical nurse specialists and for gastroenterologists, who see patients with liver disease in their working lives.
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Essentials of Kumar and Clark's Clinical Medicine E-Book

Author: Anne Ballinger

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702050148

Category: Medical

Page: 992

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Mini Kumar & Clark goes into its fifth edition! New to this best-selling, portable, quick reference to clinical medicine: Fully updated in line with the latest edition of Kumar & Clark’s Clinical Medicine New chapter on malignant disease Practical procedures and therapeutics taken into individual chapters as appropriate. From reviews of the previous edition: ‘This really is an excellent medical textbook ... Easily covers undergraduate medicine.’ ‘Pocket Essentials is a great little book to review the night before you start on a rotation. It is small enough that you can easily read over the chapter and then appear on the ward with a good idea of what is going on.’ ‘In short this book is concise, succinct and gets straight to the point.’ ‘This book summarises everything you need to know: causes, diagnoses and treatments.’ ‘I am finding this book very helpful and more importantly very concise. It has most things you need to know about common clinical pathologies.’ ‘... I turned to Pocket Essentials of Clinical Medicine as my clinical medicine reference guide – and what a guide! An excellent book, which gives you the clinical features, investigations and management for a whole variety of different illnesses. The book is clearly laid out, and even has normal blood chemistry values at the end. Do yourself a favour and buy this book!’ ‘This mini paperback is a must for anyone studying medicine. It gives all the information one would need and all without the pain of carrying around a large book.’ ‘I liked this book ... it was useful having a smaller reference book ... to carry around on wards etc. – it's more digestible and easier to follow than big K&C, and gives a little more background than the Oxford Handbook – and I know people who use it to revise for finals.’
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Gastric and Oesophageal Surgery

Author: M. Asif Chaudry,Sri G. Thrumurthy,Muntzer Mughal

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199663203

Category: Medical

Page: 352

View: 1932

The ideal quick-reference guide for the myriad surgical conditions that trainees and consultants in upper gastrointestinal surgery will face, containing a wealth of evidence-based expert advice as well as practical, highly-illustrated coverage of operative techniques.
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Netter's Gastroenterology

Author: Martin H. Floch

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9781437701210

Category: Medical

Page: 737

View: 1068

This text covers the entire field of digestive diseases including those related to gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition. Offers a quick and memorable summary of nearly 300 of the most commonly encountered clinical conditions with hundreds of vivid Netter illustrations.
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The Complete Recovery Room Book

Author: Anthea Hatfield

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191644145

Category: Medical

Page: 560

View: 6705

The care that a patient receives in the first hours after surgery is crucial to minimizing the risk of complications such as heart attacks, pneumonia, and blood clots. As the patient awakes from their drug-induced coma, it takes time for them to metabolize and excrete these drugs, during which period they remain unable to care for themselves, and at increased risk of harm. The recovery room staff must manage both comatose and physiologically unstable patients, and deal with the immediate post-operative care of surgical patients. The fifth edition of this popular book provides nurses, surgeons and anaesthetists with clear guidance on how to manage day-to-day problems and how to make difficult decisions. Previous editions of this book have established it as the definitive guide to setting-up, equipping, staffing, and administering an acute care unit. It includes basic science such as physiology and pharmacology, specific symptoms including pain and vomiting, and has chapters devoted to the unique post-operative needs of individual types of surgery. This new edition brings this important text up to date and new drugs and techniques for monitoring are described. A new section looks ahead to the future development and design of recovery rooms and how they can contribute to patient well being.
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Oxford Handbook for the Foundation Programme

Author: Tim Raine,George Collins,Catriona Hall,Nina Hjelde

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0198813538

Category:

Page: 688

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The Oxford Handbook for the Foundation Programme returns in a new edition to keep junior doctors, as well as their supervisors and senior medical students, up-to-date and give them the information and confidence they need to excel during and beyond the Foundation Programme. This new edition has been fully revised to take in the latest guidelines, the new junior doctors' contract, and the most recent Foundation Programme curriculum. It has new sections to demystify the NHS structure and explore key changes in social care and the interface with the NHS, and revised key information on the medical certificate of the cause of death, the role of the medical examiner, and changes to interactions with the coroner, as well as a new standalone chapter on Psychiatry. The junior doctor's pocket mentor, this handbook distils the knowledge of four authors across multiple NHS environments in an easy access format, covering everything from practical guidance at the patient's bedside to aspects of adapting to day-to-day life as a junior doctor that are rarely covered in medical school. With this indispensable survival guide to the Foundation Programme, you need never be alone on the wards again.
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Oxford Textbook of Medicine

Author: D. A. Warrell,Timothy M. Cox,John D. Firth

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780198570141

Category: Internal medicine

Page: 1602

View: 1053

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