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Liver Disorders

A Point of Care Clinical Guide

Editors: Saeian, Kia, Shaker, Reza (Eds.)

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  • Provides a valuable and easy to access guide
  • Provides a resource to the practitioner caring for patients with liver disease to address everyday questions posed by patients and their families
  • Written by experts in the field
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eBook $169.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-30103-7
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Softcover $219.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-30101-3
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About this book

This book is a comprehensive and easy-to-access guide not only in the diagnosis of the various types of liver disease but in the management of specific disorders, including the particular nuances of the care of the patient with liver disease.  It provides a resource to the practitioner caring for patients with liver disease for addressing everyday questions posed by patients and their families, as well as referring physicians, in a manner that can easily be conveyed. The spectrum covered includes appropriate testing and disease monitoring of patients, use of medications, supplements, alternative therapies and alcohol, operative risk assessment, implementation of health maintenance for patients with chronic liver disease and cirrhosis, identification and management of particular complications of cirrhosis, and appropriate referral for liver transplantation, as well as management of special populations.
Written by experts in the field, Liver Disorders: A Point of Care Clinical Guide is a valuable resource for clinicians who treat patients with a variety of liver disorders. 

About the authors

Kia Saeian, MD, MSc, EpiDr. Saeian is Professor of Medicine-Gastroenterology and the Associate Chief, Director of Clinical Affairs of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Division at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW). Dr. Saeian is a transplant hepatologist but remains interested and involved in all aspects of hepatology and gastroenterology. Dr. Saeian received his medical degree from the University of California-San Diego School of Medicine, completed his Internal Medicine training, Chief Medical Residency and Gastroenterology and Hepatology fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin and also received Hepatology and Liver Transplantation training at the University of Miami. He has been intimately involved in fellowship training since he joined the Faculty of MCW in 1999 and has had the opportunity to mentor trainees who have gone on to great success in his areas of research interest including minimal hepatic encephalopathy and outcomes research.


Reza Shaker, MDDr. Shaker is a Tenured Professor of Medicine, Radiology and Otolaryngology, Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Senior Associate Dean for Translational Research, Director of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) of Southeast Wisconsin (CTSI) and Director of the Digestive Disease Center at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW). Dr. Shaker is the founder of the Dysphagia Research Society and joined the MCW faculty in 1988 since which time he has established a world-renowned research group internationally recognized for his work on the protective mechanisms of the upper airway during swallowing and gastroesophageal reflux. He developed the Shaker Exercise, an isotonic/isometric head lift exercise for treatment of swallowing difficulties, and the technique of unsedated transnasal upper gastrointestinal endoscopy. Since 1989, he has been the recipient of numerous research awards from both the NIH and the Department of Veterans Affairs and has mentored numerous renowned trainees.

Reviews

“This is a comprehensive guide to the diagnosis of the various liver diseases, as well as disease management and particular difficulties in the care of these patients. … This is a great resource for practitioners who see liver patients on a regular basis. It provides a quick reference on the management of conditions associated with acute and chronic liver disease in a way that is easy to understand.” (Brenton Rogers, Doody’s Book Reviews, June, 2017)


Table of contents (36 chapters)

Table of contents (36 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $169.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-30103-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $219.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-30101-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Liver Disorders
Book Subtitle
A Point of Care Clinical Guide
Editors
  • Kia Saeian
  • Reza Shaker
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-30103-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-30103-7
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-30101-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 636
Number of Illustrations
18 b/w illustrations, 40 illustrations in colour
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