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Title Functional and motility disorders of the gastrointestinal tract : a case study approach / Brian E. Lacy, Michael D. Crowell, John K. DiBaise, editors.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Springer, [2014]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Pharmacy Library  PHARM WORLD WIDE WEB E-BOOK SPRINGER    Downloadable
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 285 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed November 18, 2014).
Includes index.
Contents Globus -- Dysphagia -- Noncardiac Chest Pain -- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease -- Aerophagia, Belching, and Rumination -- Dyspepsia -- Chronic nausea -- Gastroparesis -- Cyclical Vomiting Syndrome -- Gas and Bloating -- Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth -- Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction -- Functional Gallbladder Disorder -- Right Upper Quadrant Pain after Cholecystectomy -- Chronic Constipation -- Irritable Bowel Syndrome -- Colonic Inertia -- Chronic Diarrhea -- Fecal Incontinence -- Rectal Pain -- Complementary and Alternative Management Strategies in Irritable Bowel Syndrome -- Appendix: Answers to Teaching Questions.
Summary This volume covers the myriad of functional and motility gastrointestinal disorders in a comprehensive manner. The book is divided into seven major sections, with each section beginning with a brief case presentation highlighting the specific disorder to be reviewed. Appropriate criteria is highlighted, followed by a brief review on the epidemiology, etiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of each specific disorder. 2-3 key teaching "pearls", test questions and key references are also provided for each chapter. The book is organized so that each chapter can stand on its own and be.
Subject Gastrointestinal system -- Motility -- Disorders -- Case studies.
HEALTH & FITNESS / Diseases / General
MEDICAL / Clinical Medicine
MEDICAL / Diseases
MEDICAL / Evidence-Based Medicine
MEDICAL / Internal Medicine
Gastrointestinal system -- Motility -- Disorders. (OCoLC)fst00938891
Emergency medicine.
Internal medicine.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Case studies. (OCoLC)fst01423765
Electronic books.
Added Author Lacy, Brian E., editor.
Crowell, Michael D., editor.
DiBaise, John K., editor.
Other Form: Print version: Lacy, Brian E. Functional and Motility Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract : A Case Study Approach New York, NY : Springer New York,c2014 9781493914975
ISBN 9781493914982 electronic bk.
1493914987 electronic bk.
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