Essential Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition

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McGraw Hill Professional, 2005 - Medical - 436 pages

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At last, here's a practical, concise, and easy-to-use guide for the diagnosis and treatment of digestive, nutritional, hepatic, and abdominal disorders in the neonate, child, and adolescent

Written and designed especially for use by the practitioner in general practice, an effective combination of concise text and useful summary features allows you to quickly assess and interpret presenting signs and symptoms and formulate an effective plan for management.

*A concise, yet thorough review for the non-specialist
*Standardized, disease-specific chapters guide you systematically through evaluation, diagnosis, and management of the full spectrum of GI, liver, and nutritional complaints
*Summaries, lists, tables, and charts effectively summarize information for ease of reference
*Includes a handy drug formulary for common prescriptions
*Provides helpful advice on indications for consultation or referral
*Utilizes up-to-date, evidence-based recommendations
*Reviews common diagnostic and therapeutic procedures

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Stefano Guandalini, MD
Director, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology
University of Chicago Children's Hospital
Professor of Pediatrics
University of Chicago School of Medicine
Chicago, IL

Dr. Guandalini directs the pediatric GI division for a large academic medical center and is one of the best-known pediatric GI specialists in the world. He is immediate past president of the European Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology. He has published innumerable original research articles in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and has been published in the academically rigorous and highly selective Journal of Clinical Investigation.

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