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The Little Black Book of Gastroenterology, Third Edition
  • Details:

  • ISBN-13: 9780763777630

    Paperback   292 pages   © 2011

  • Price:

  • $32.95


The Little Black Book of Gastroenterology, Third Edition is a convenient resource offering quick access to vital information at the point of care. Completely revised and updated, the Third Edition of this compact handbook provides comprehensive, practical, evidence-based information on the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in gastroenterology and hepatology.  The introductory section addresses common problems in gastroenterology and cross references specific disease states.

This essential reference presents the information in a easy-to-understand and conversational style that is perfect for Primary Care Physicians, Residents and Students.

Table of ContentsShow

Chapter  1  Approaching Common Clinical Problems
Chapter  2  Esophagus
Chapter  3  Stomach and Duodenum
Chapter  4  Inflammatory, Functional, and Other Intestinal Disorders
Chapter  5  Neoplastic Intestinal Disorders
Chapter  6  Infectious Intestinal Disorders
Chapter  7  Anorectal Disorders
Chapter  8  Vascular Disorders of the Gut
Chapter  9  Pancreas
Chapter  10  The Biliary Tree
Chapter  11  Infections of the Liver
Chapter  12  Metabolic and Inflammatory Liver Disease
Chapter  13  Neoplastic Liver Disease
Chapter  14  Drug- and Toxin-Induced Liver Disease
Chapter  15  Complications of End-Stage Liver Disease
Chapter  16  Vascular Liver Disease
Chapter  17  Liver Disease in Pregnancy
Chapter  18  Procedures
Chapter  19  Pearls in Gastroenterology
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About the Author(s)Show

David W. Hay, MD-Dartmouth Medical School/MaineGeneral Medical Center

David W. Hay, MD was born in Toronto, Canada. He attended undergraduate and medical school at Boston University and did his internal medicine residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital where he was a chief resident. Dr. Hay did his fellowship in gastroenterology at the Brigham & Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA. He has been practicing gastroenterology in Waterville, ME, for fifteen years and teaches in the Maine-Dartmouth Family Practice Residency Program. Dr. Hay enjoys skiing, cycling, and portrait photography. He lives in Winslow, ME, with his two children.

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  • "This is a well-produced and very useful, practical resource for clinicians at the time and point of care delivery. I have enjoyed having it at hand in a busy gastroenterology practice. It represents a welcome update and addition to the Little Black Book series."

    Willem J.S.  de Villiers, MD, PhD, MHCM
    University of Kentucky College of Medicine

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