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By Anton Emmanuel; Stephen Inns

This new identify within the award-winning Lecture Notes sequence presents a clinically-oriented method of the examine of gastroenterology and hepatology, masking either the scientific and surgical elements of gastrointestinal perform. It explores organ-specific problems, scientific fundamentals, and gastrointestinal emergencies, including an in depth self-assessment part. As a part of the Lecture Notes sequence, this ebook is ideal to be used as a concise textbook or revision aid.

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  • Takes a clinically-oriented strategy, protecting either scientific and surgical points of gastrointestinal practice
  • Includes sections dedicated to the organ-specific problems, scientific fundamentals and gastrointestinal emergencies
  • Includes a close self-assessment part comprising MCQs, SAQs and brief and lengthy OSCE cases

Whether you must enhance or refresh your wisdom, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Lecture Notes offers 'need to grasp' info for all these focused on gastrointestinal perform

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Gastroenterology and hepatology

This new identify within the award-winning Lecture Notes sequence offers a clinically-oriented method of the learn of gastroenterology and hepatology, protecting either the scientific and surgical elements of gastrointestinal perform. It explores organ-specific issues, scientific fundamentals, and gastrointestinal emergencies, including a close self-assessment part.

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The aim is to stratify patients into nutritional risk groups and thus decide which patients should be referred on for further nutritional assessment and support, which can be managed using a nutrition plan as a part of the ordinary ward or home routine, and which are not at risk of malnutrition, but may need to be rescreened at specified intervals. 1) and, where appropriate, laboratory investigations. An expert clinician, dietician or nutrition nurse conducts it. It in turn leads to a nutritional support plan.

3 Diagnostic methods to detect Helicobacter pylori. 4 Infectious causes of acute diarrhoea. Shigella; Campylobacter. • Sigmoidoscopy and biopsy only indicated if symptoms persist > 2 weeks. • Joint X-rays and aspiration if joint is swollen and there is fever and leucocytosis. ᭺ ᭺ Virus Norovirus* Rotavirus* Bacteria Salmonella Shigella Esherichia coli Campylobacter Yersinia Clostridium perfringens Bacterial toxins E. coli Shigella Clostridium difficile Staphylococcus aureus Clostridium botulinum Vibrio cholera Bacillus cereus Protozoa Giardia lamblia Cryptosporidium Cyclospora *Commonest causes.

0 l of fluid are given to adults receiving enteral or parenteral nutrition (PN). In general 30–35 ml/kg body weight/day of fluid is required, with additional requirements for those with fever and losses of other body fluids. Electrolyte requirements vary greatly and should be tailored to the individual by monitoring serum, and in some circumstances urinary electrolytes. 7 mmol/kg/day of phosphate is appropriate. In standard enteral and parenteral regimens, daily intakes of sodium are 80–100 mmol, potassium 60–150 mmol and phosphate 15–40 mmol.

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