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Essential Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology And Nutrition : Medical/Denistry - Stefano Guandalini

Essential Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology And Nutrition


Paperback Published: 1st October 2004
ISBN: 9780071416306
Number Of Pages: 464

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At last, here's a practical, concise, and easy-to-use guide for the diagnosis and treatment of digestive, nutritional, hepatic, and abdominal disorders in the neonate, child, and adolescent

Written and designed especially for use by the practitioner in general practice, an effective combination of concise text and useful summary features allows you to quickly assess and interpret presenting signs and symptoms and formulate an effective plan for management.

*A concise, yet thorough review for the non-specialist
*Standardized, disease-specific chapters guide you systematically through evaluation, diagnosis, and management of the full spectrum of GI, liver, and nutritional complaints 
*Summaries, lists, tables, and charts effectively summarize information for ease of reference
*Includes a handy drug formulary for common prescriptions
*Provides helpful advice on indications for consultation or referral
*Utilizes up-to-date, evidence-based recommendations
*Reviews common diagnostic and therapeutic procedures

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Contributorsp. xi
Prefacep. xv
Acknowledgmentsp. xvii
Approach to Gastrointestinal Signs, Symptoms, and Testsp. 1
Recurrent Vomitingp. 3
Acute Diarrheap. 15
Chronic and Intractable Diarrheap. 25
Failure to Thrive/Malnutritionp. 47
Constipationp. 69
Recurrent Abdominal Pain and Irritable Bowel Syndromep. 77
Intestinal Obstructionp. 95
Jaundice in the Newborn and Young Infantp. 111
Portal Hypertension and Ascitesp. 123
Interpretation of some Common Gi Tests and Proceduresp. 133
Gastrointestinal Disordersp. 141
Achalasiap. 143
Infantile Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosisp. 153
Gastroesophageal Refluxp. 157
Cow's Milk Allergyp. 175
Gastrointestinal and Feeding Problems of the Neurologically Handicapped Childp. 193
Eosinophilic Gastroenteropathyp. 209
Helicobacter Pylori Gastritis and Gastroduodenal Ulcersp. 213
Celiac Diseasep. 221
Short Gut Syndromep. 231
Small Bowel Bacterial Overgrowthp. 241
Crohn's Disease and Indeterminate Colitisp. 251
Ulcerative Colitisp. 261
Clinical Management of Gastrointestinal Polyps in Childrenp. 269
Intussusceptionp. 277
Appendicitisp. 281
Liver and Pancreatic Disordersp. 291
Acute and Recurrent Pancreatitisp. 293
Viral Hepatitisp. 307
Liver Transplantation: Indication, Modalities, and Medical Follow-Upp. 319
Approach to the Asymptomatic Child with Protracted Hypertransaminasemiap. 335
Pharmacotherapy and Nutritionp. 345
Commonly Employed Drugs: Dosage Recommendations and Side Effectsp. 347
Medical Nutrition Therapy in the Pediatric Patientp. 389
Indexp. 427
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ISBN: 9780071416306
ISBN-10: 0071416307
Series: Medical/Denistry
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 464
Published: 1st October 2004
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 18.8  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.67
Edition Number: 1