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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
Published New York, NY : Springer, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 285 pages) : illustrations (some color)
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
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed November 18, 2014)
Subject Gastrointestinal system -- Motility -- Disorders -- Case studies.
Gastrointestinal Diseases.
Genre/Form Case Reports.
Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Crowell, Michael D., editor
DiBaise, John K., editor
Lacy, Brian E., editor
ISBN 1493914979
1493914987 (electronic bk.)
9781493914982 (electronic bk.)