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It is written for practicing physicians, but will be useful to any medical personnel or medical student as well.This does a remarkable job of examining and summarizing the most recent diagnostic and therapeutic options for a very difficult yet common complaint. Its strength is in the discussion of best use and limitations of the testing modalities used to diagnose abdominal pain. It is more concise than many other similar texts, and covers the information extremely well. 4 Stars!--Doody`s Review Service Table of contents Contributors Preface Chapter 1: Mechanisms of Abdominal Pain, David M. Cline Chapter 2: Approach to Abdominal Pain, Mary Cline O`Brian, David M. Cline Chapter 3: Abdominal Pain in Special Populations, Henderson D. McGinnis, David M. Cline Chapter 4: Utility and Limitations of Laboratory Studies, Michael T. Fitch Chapter 5: The Role of Imaging in Evaluating Emergency Patients with Abdominal Pain, Lawrence M. Lewis Chapter 6: Vomiting, David M. Cline Chapter 7: Diarrhea, Phillip A. Clement, Kevin J. Corcoran Chapter 8: Constipation, David M. Cline Chapter 9: Acute Appendicitis, Mitchell c. Sokolosky Chapter 10: Peptic Ulcer Disease, Catherine A. Marco, Randall W. King Chapter 11: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Gastritis, David M. Barrett Chapter 12: Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Angela M. Mills Chapter 13: Bowel Obstruction and Volvulus, David M. Cline, Roy L. Alston Chapter 14: Hernia in Adults and Children, Joseph C. Schmidt Chapter 15: Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Joshua Broder, Christopher Reynolds Chapter 16: Mesenteric Ischemia, Rachel M. Gilmore, Michael C. Plewa Chapter 17: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Bret A. Nicks Chapter 18: Diverticulitis, Simon A. Mahler Chapter 19: Alcoholic Hepatitis, Thomas A. Brunell Chapter 20: Viral Hepatitis, Esther H. Chen, Bruce Y. Lee Chapter 21: Cirrhosis and Liver Failure, Susan P. Torrey Chapter 22: Cholecystitis and Biliary Colic, William P. Scruggs, John Christian Fox Chapter 23: Pancreatitis, David M. Cline Chapter 24: Complications of Surgical Procedures, Christopher J. Fullager Chapter 25: Urologic Stone Disease, David E. Manthey, Bret A. Nicks Chapter 26: Urinary Tract Infections, Alan Heins Chapter 27: Testicular Torsion, Anjali Bhagra Chapter 28: Acute Urinary Obstruction and Retention, Kristine Thompson Chapter 29: Complications of Urologic Devices, Simon A. Mahler, Lekshmi Vaidyanathan Chapter 30: Pelvic Pain in the Nonpregnant Patient, Howard K. Mell Chapter 31: Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, Scott M. Silvers Chapter 32: Ectopic Pregnancy and Abdominal Pain in the Pregnant Patient, Stacie Zelman Chapter 33: Ovarian Torsion, Heather L. Farley Chapter 34: Intussusception, Melissa W. Costello, W. Scott McNair Chapter 35: Malrotation and Volvulus in Infants, David Magilner Chapter 36: Henoch-Schönlein Purpura, Douglas K. Holtzman Chapter 37: Colic in Infants, Kim Askew, Milan Nadkarni Chapter 38: Pyloric Stenosis, David Magilner Chapter 39: Chronic Abdominal Pain, Alan Heins Chapter 40: Conditions Presenting with Abdominal Wall Pain, M. Fernanda Bellolio Chapter 41: Cardiac Disease Presenting as Abdominal Pain, Howard K. Mell Chapter 42: Nonabdominal Infectious Disorders Presenting with Abdominal Pain, Kim Ryan Schutterle, Larry F. Vukov Chapter 43: Metabolic and Toxicologic Disorders Presenting with Abdominal Pain, M. Fernanda Bellolio Chapter 44: Neuropsychiatric Disorders Presenting with Abdominal Pain, Sara R. Shimmin Chapter 45: Hematologic Disorders Presenting with Abdominal Pain--Sickle Cell Disease, Christopher C. Kwon, Johnny J. Vazquez Chapter 46: Blunt Abdominal Trauma Presenting with Abdominal Pain, Lekshmi Vaidyanathan, Latha G. Stead Chapter 47: Admission Decision Making and Discharge Instructions for a Patient with Abdominal Pain, Charles L. Maddow, Manish N. Shah Index Printed Pages: 296. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 42108
Titel: Abdominal Emergencies
Verlag: McGraw-Hill Medical/Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers
Auflage: First edition.
Buchbeschreibung Elsevier - Health Sciences Division Mai 2016, 2016. Buch. Buchzustand: Neu. 238x160x20 mm. Neuware - Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9780323444613
Buchbeschreibung Springer-Verlag Gmbh Nov 2016, 2016. Buch. Buchzustand: Neu. 261x179x25 mm. Neuware - This book provides up-to-date, comprehensive, and accurate information on the diagnostic imaging of nontraumatic abdominal emergencies in pediatric patients. All of the most common neonatal and pediatric emergencies are covered, with separate discussion of diseases that occur more commonly in newborns and those typically encountered later in childhood. For each condition, the main signs observed using the various imaging techniques - X-ray, Ultrasonography, Computed Tomography, and Magnetic Resonance - are described and illustrated with the aid of a wealth of images. Attention is drawn to those features of particular relevance to differential diagnosis, and the prognostic value of diagnostic imaging is also explained. The final section addresses topics of special interest, including the acute onset of abdominal neoplasms, the problems associated with radiation protection in the emergency setting, and medicolegal issues and informed content. The book will be of value for all radiologists working in emergency settings in which pediatric patients (newborn and children accessing the emergency department) are regularly examined. 400 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9783319418650