Gastroenterology and Hepatology book cover

Gastroenterology and Hepatology

A Clinical Handbook

The book will aim to provide a simple, practical management approaches rather than detailed disease information. It will have a problem-based focus concentrating on providing management solutions in emergency situations where clinicians have limited time. There will also be detailed chapters on preparing patients for procedures, such as endoscopy and biopsy.

Registrars and residents on the wards and in emergency


Published: February 2008

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-7295-7775-5


  • Luminal Gastroenterology
    Chapter 1 Sore Mouth
    Chapter 2 Dysphagia and Odynophagia
    Chapter 3 Heartburn, Acid Regurgitation, and Barrett’s Esophagus
    Chapter 4 Dyspepsia and Non-Ulcer Dyspepsia
    Chapter 5 Nausea and Vomiting
    Chapter 6 Acute Abdominal Pain
    Chapter 7 Chronic Abdominal Pain
    Chapter 8 Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Functional Bowel Disease
    Chapter 9 Bloating and Abdominal Distention
    Chapter 10 Hematemesis, Melena and Hematochezia
    Chapter 11 Occult Blood in Stools, Asymptomatic Iron Deficiency Anemia
    Chapter 12 Acute Diarrhea
    Chapter 13 Chronic Diarrhea
    Chapter 14 Acute and Chronic Constipation
    Chapter 15 Colorectal Cancer
    Chapter 16 Screening for Colon Cancer
    Chapter 17 Fecal Incontinence
    Chapter 18 Weight Loss and Anorexia
    Chapter 19 Anal Pain
    Chapter 20 Eating Disorders
    Chapter 21 Practical Issues in Nutrition and Supplementation in Gastrointestinal Disease
    Chapter 22 HIV Positive and Gastrointestinal Symptoms: Next Steps Eating Disorders
    Chapter 23 Obesity Surgery for the Gastroenterologist
    Chapter 24 How to Prepare Patients for Endoscopic Procedures
    Chapter 25 Anesthesia for Endoscopy

    Chapter 26 Abnormal Liver Function Tests
    Chapter 27 Acute Viral Hepatitis
    Chapter 28 Hepatitis C Positive Patient
    Chapter 29 Hepatitis B Positive Patient
    Chapter 30 Suspected Iron Overload or High Serum Ferritin
    Chapter 31 Chronic Non-Viral Hepatitis
    Chapter 32 Cholestasis and Jaundice
    Chapter 33 Obesity and Abnormal Liver Function Tests
    Chapter 34 Abnormal Liver Function Tests and the Heavy Alcohol Drinker
    Chapter 35 Drugs and Liver Disease
    Chapter 36 Family History of Liver Disease
    Chapter 37 Granulomatous Hepatitis
    Chapter 38 Mass in the Liver
    Chapter 39 Nutrition in the Patient with Chronic Liver Disease
    Chapter 40 Endstage Liver Disease
    Chapter 41 Acute Liver Failure
    Chapter 42 Liver Transplantation
    Chapter 43 Pregnancy and Liver Disease
    Chapter 44 How To Prepare Patients for Liver Biopsy


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