Abdominal and Gastrointestinal Emergencies, An Issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323444613, 9780323444620

Abdominal and Gastrointestinal Emergencies, An Issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America, Volume 34-2

1st Edition

Authors: Joseph Martinez Autumn Graham
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323444613
eBook ISBN: 9780323444620
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 6th May 2016

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Table of Contents

  1. 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
    17. Index


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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About the Authors

Joseph Martinez

Associate Professor

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Departments of Emergency Medicine and Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

Autumn Graham

Associate Residency Program Director

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Residency Program Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, MedStar Washington Hospital Center Emergency Medicine Residency, Washington, DC