- Foreword: “Oh, My Aching Belly!”
2. Preface: Abdominal and Gastrointestinal Emergencies
3. Evidence-Based Medicine Approach to Abdominal Pain
4. Approach to Patients with Epigastric Pain
5. Evaluating the Patient with Right Upper Quadrant Abdominal Pain
6. Lower Abdominal Pain
7. Anorectal Complaints in the Emergency Department
8. The Vomiting Patient: Small Bowel Obstruction, Cyclic Vomiting, and Gastroparesis
9. Diarrhea: Initial Evaluation and Treatment in the Emergency Department
10. Gastrointestinal Bleeding
11. Abdominal Vascular Catastrophes
12. Pediatric Abdominal Pain: An Emergency Medicine Perspective
13. Abdominal Pain in the Geriatric Patient
14. Abdominal Pain in the Immunocompromised Patient—Human Immunodeficiency
Virus, Transplant, Cancer
15. Acute Abdominal Pain in the Bariatric Surgery Patient
16. Abdominal Pain Mimics
This issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics, edited by Drs. Joseph Martinez and Autumn Graham, focuses on Abdominal and Gastrointestinal Emergencies. Articles include: Gastrointestinal Bleed; Abdominal pain in the Immuncompromised Patient Lower Abdominal Pain: Diverticulitis, Colitis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Appendicitis;Acute Abdominal Pain in the Bariatric Surgery Patient;The Vomiting Patient: Bowel Obstruction, Cyclic Vomiting and Gastroparesis; Diarrhea; Non-abdominal Abdominal Pain;Evidence Based Approach to Abdominal Pain;Abdominal Pain in the Geriatric Patient; Abdominal Pain in Children; Evaluating the patient with Right upper quadrant abdominal pain, and more!
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- 6th May 2016
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Associate Professor, Departments of Emergency Medicine and Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
Associate Residency Program Director
Associate Residency Program Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, MedStar Washington Hospital Center Emergency Medicine Residency, Washington, DC
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