Clinical Gastroenterology

Diarrhea

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Advances

Editors: Guandalini, Stefano, Vaziri, Haleh (Eds.)

  • Presents clinical “pearls" of new advances in diagnosis and therapy
  • Includes diagrams and diagnostic/therapeutic algorithms not found in the major texts
  • Written with a clinically-oriented flavor appealing to the practicing physician
  • Offers illustrations permitting rapid acquisition of practical information
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About this book

This volume provides in a conveniently accessible package a comprehensive collection of accurate and timely information on the management of patients with diarrhea, both in pediatric age and in the adult. As medical knowledge has recently expanded in this area, this volume is full of new practical, clinically useful material for the busy clinician. Illustrations are emphasized to permit rapid acquisition of practical information that is not readily available in the major texts. Each chapter is concise, concentrating on "clinical pearls," and new advances in diagnostic and therapeutic technology. Each chapter discusses the relative costs of diagnostic and therapeutic options to permit financial considerations to be taken into account in the decision making process. Additional unique features include, summaries of key points, recommendations, and indications for requesting GI subspecialty consultation. Providing a comprehensive but practical overview of the issues surrounding the diarrheal diseases, this volume will prove of great value and utility to gastroenterologists, surgeons, internists, primary care physicians.

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From the reviews:

“This book has distinguished contributors and editors, and its 27 chapters deal with a range of specific disease entities or syndromic conditions that are associated with diarrhoea. … residents in gastroenterology will find this book useful … . Overall, the book is a moderately useful reference for gastroenterologists, physicians and paediatricians in practice.” (B. S. Ramakrishna, The National Medical Journal of India, Vol. 24 (6), November/December, 2011)

Table of contents (27 chapters)

  • Definition, Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, Clinical Classification, and Differential Diagnosis of Diarrhea

    Navaneethan, Udayakumar (et al.)

    Pages 1-31

  • Infectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis

    Newton, Jennifer M. (et al.)

    Pages 33-59

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    Bernick, Steven (et al.)

    Pages 61-79

  • Eosinophilic Enteritis

    DeBrosse, Charles W. (et al.)

    Pages 81-91

  • Microscopic Colitis

    Pardi, Darrell S.

    Pages 93-103

Buy this book

eBook $269.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-60761-183-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $349.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-60761-182-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $349.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-61779-710-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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  • Rental duration: 1 or 6 month
  • low-cost access
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Diarrhea
Book Subtitle
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Advances
Editors
  • Stefano Guandalini
  • Haleh Vaziri
Series Title
Clinical Gastroenterology
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Humana Press
Copyright Holder
Spring Science+Business Media, LLC
eBook ISBN
978-1-60761-183-7
DOI
10.1007/978-1-60761-183-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-60761-182-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-61779-710-1
Series ISSN
2197-7399
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 500
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