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Harrison's Gastroenterology and Hepatology
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This authority of Harrison's in a handy, full-color paperback devoted exclusively to Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Featuring the chapters on Gastroenterology and Hepatology that appear in the landmark "Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17/e", this compact clinical companion delivers all the latest knowledge in the field, backed by the scientific rigor and reliability that has defined Harrison's. You'll find coverage that reflects the expertise of renowned editors and contributors - presented in a carry-anywhere format that makes it ideal for the classroom, the wards, or the point of care. With its ease of use, indispensable diagnosis-speeding guidelines, and acclaimed state-of-the-art strategies, "Harrison's Gastroenterology and Hepatology" is a must for students and clinicians alike.
"Harrison's Gastroenterology and Hepatology" delivers: complete coverage of need-to-know gastroenterology and hepatology topics, including cardinal manifestations of disease, differential diagnosis and diagnostic evaluation, management of diseases and disorders, and obesity, nutrition, and eating disorders; references updated since the publication of "HPIM, 17/e"; content from the acclaimed Harrison's DVD in print form, including a complete atlas of liver disease; 58 chapters written by physicians who have made seminal contributions to the body of knowledge in their areas of expertise; integration of pathophysiology with clinical management topics in each of the disease-oriented chapters; 140 high-yield questions and answers drawn from "Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine Self-Assessment and Board Review, 17/e"; and, helpful appendix of laboratory values of clinical importance.
This title offers everything you would expect from Harrison's tailored to your specialty: Cardinal Manifestations of Gastrointestinal Disease; Evaluation of the Patient with Alimentary Tract Symptoms; Disorders of the Alimentary Tract; Infections of the Alimentary Tract; Evaluation of the Patient with Liver Disease; Disorders of the Liver and Biliary Tree; and, Liver Transplantation. The Harrison's specialty series is written by the same world-renowned author team who brought you "Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17/e": Anthony S. Fauci, MD; Eugene Braunwald, MD; Dennis L. Kasper, MD; Stephen L. Hauser, MD; Dan L. Longo, MD; J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD; and, Joseph Loscalzo, MD, PhD.


Contributors Preface SECTION I: MANIFESTATIONS OF GASTROINTESTINAL DISEASE 1. Abdominal Pain, William Silen 2. Oral Manifestations of Disease, Samuel C. Durso 3. Atlas of Oral Manifestations of Disease, Samuel C. Durso, Janet Yellowitz, Jane C. Atkinson 4. Dysphagia, Raj K. Goyal 5. Nausea, Vomiting, and Indigestion, William L. Hasler 6. Diarrhea and Constipation, Michael Camilleri, Joseph A. Murray 7. Weight Loss, Carol M. Reife 8. Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Loren Laine 9. Jaundice, Daniel S. Pratt, Marshall M. Kaplan 10. Abdominal Swelling and Ascites, Robert M. Glickman, Roshini Rajapaksa SECTION II: EVALUATION OF THE PATIENT WITH ALIMENTARY TRACT SYMPTOMS 11. Approach to the Patient with Gastrointestinal Disease, William L. Hasler, Chung Owyang 12. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Louis Michael Wong-Kee-Song, Mark Topazian SECTION III: DISORDERS OF THE ALIMENTARY TRACT 13. Diseases of the Esophagus, Raj K. Goyal 14. Peptic Ulcer Disease and Related Disorders, John Del Valle 15. Disorders of Absorption, Henry J. Binder 16. Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Sonia Friedman, Richard S. Blumberg 17. Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Chung Owyang 18. Diverticular Disease and Common Anorectal Disorders, Susan L. Gearhart 19. Mesenteric Vascular Insufficiency, Susan L. Gearhart 20. Acute Intestinal Obstruction, Susan L. Gearhart, William Silen 21. Acute Appendicitis and Peritonitis, Susan L. Gearhart, William Silen SECTION IV: INFECTIONS OF THE ALIMENTARY TRACT 22. Acute Infectious Diarrheal Diseases and Bacterial Food Poisoning, Joan R. Butterton, Stephen B. Calderwood 23. Clostridium difficile-Associated Disease including Pseudomembranous Colitis, Dale N. Gerding, Stuart Johnson 24. Intraabdominal Infections and Abscesses, Miriam J. Baron, Dennis L. Kasper 25. Helicobacter pylori Infections, John C. Atherton, Martin J. Blaser 26. Salmonellosis, David A. Pegues, Samuel I. Miller 27. Shigellosis, Philippe Sansonettia, Jean Bergounioux 28. Infections Due to Campylobacter and Related Species, Martin J. Blaser 29. Cholera and Other Vibrioses, Matthew K. Waldor, Gerald T. Keusch 30. Viral Gastroenteritis, Umesh D. Parashar, Roger Glass 31. Amebiasis and Infection with Free-Living Amebas, Sharon L. Reed 32. Protozoal Intestinal Infections and Trichomoniasis, Peter F. Weller 33. Intestinal Nematodes, Peter F. Weller, Thomas B. Nutman SECTION V: EVALUATION OF THE PATIENT WITH LIVER DISEASE 34. Approach to the Patient with Liver Disease, Marc Ghany, Jay H. Hoofnagle 35. Evaluation of Liver Function, Daniel S. Pratt, Marshall M. Kaplan SECTION VI: DISORDERS OF THE LIVER AND BILIARY TREE 36. The Hyperbilirubinemias, Allan W. Wolkoff 37. Acute Viral Hepatitis, Jules L. Dienstag 38. Toxic and Drug-Induced Hepatitis, Jules L. Dienstag 39. Chronic Hepatitis, Jules L. Dienstag 40. Alcoholic Liver Disease, Mark E. Mailliard, Michael F. Sorrell 41. Cirrhosis and Its Complications, Bruce R. Bacon 42. Genetic, Metabolic, and Infiltrative Diseases Affecting the Liver, Bruce R. Bacon 43. Diseases of the Gallbladder and Bile Ducts, Norton J. Greenberger, Gustav Paumgartner SECTION VII: LIVER TRANSPLANTATION 44. Liver Transplantation, Jules L. Dienstag, Raymond T. Chung SECTION VIII: DISORDERS OF THE PANCREAS 45. Approach to the Patient with Pancreatic Disease, Phillip P. Toskes, Norton J. Greenberger 46. Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis, Norton J. Greenberger, Phillip P. Toskes SECTION IX: NEOPLASTIC DISEASES OF THE GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM 47. Gastrointestinal Tract Cancer, Robert J. Mayer 48. Tumors of the Liver and Biliary Tree, Brian I. Carr 49. Pancreatic Cancer, Yu Jo Chua, David Cunningham 50. Endocrine Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract and Pancreas, Robert T. Jensen NUTRITION 51. Nutritional Requirements and Dietary Assessment, Johanna Dwyer 52. Vitamin and Trace Mineral Deficiency and Excess, Robert M. Russell, Paolo M. Suter 53. Malnutrition and Nutritional Assessment, Douglas C. Heimburger 54. Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition Therapy, Bruce R. Bistrian, David F. Driscoll SECTION XI: OBESITY AND EATING DISORDERS 55. Biology of Obesity, Jeffrey S. Flier, Eleftheria Maratos-Flier 56. Evaluation and Management of Obesity, Robert F. Kushner 57. Eating Disorders, B. Timothy Walsh 58. The Metabolic Syndrome, Robert H. Eckel Appendix: Laboratory Values of Clinical Importance, Alexander Kratz, Michael A. Pesce, Daniel J. Fink Review and Self-Assessment: Charles Wiener, Gerald Bloomfield, Cynthia D. Brown, Joshua Schiffer, Adam Spivak Index


ISBN-13: 9780071663342
Publisher: McGraw-Hill (McGraw-Hill Medical)
Publication date: June, 2010
Pages: 752