Gastroenterology

Joel J. Heidelbaugh

Chapter contents

Epidemiology and Social Impact of Gastrointestinal Disease

843

Pancreas

861

Approach to the Patient with Gastrointestinal Complaints

843

Acute Pancreatitis

861

The Abdominal Examination

844

Chronic Pancreatitis

862

Common Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disorders

844

Pancreatic Cancer

863

Infantile Regurgitation

844

Lower Gastrointestinal Tract

863

Diarrhea and Dehydration

844

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

863

Appendicitis

846

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

866

Common Adult Gastrointestinal Disorders

847

Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding

868

Stomach and Duodenum

848

Diverticular Disease

870

Gallbladder

855

Celiac Disease

872

Cholelithiasis and Cholecystitis

855

Colorectal Cancer

873

Liver

856

Hepatitis

856

Cirrhosis

859

He who does not mind his belly will hardly mind anything else.

Samuel Johnson (1763)

Thought depends absolutely on the stomach, but in spite of that, those who have the best stomachs are not the best thinkers.

Voltaire (1770)

Curing Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Curing Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Everyone has an upset stomach from time to time. You probably know the sort of thing I mean – sometimes you’ve got gas and at other times you feel queasy or nauseous. There may be times<br />when you can’t seem to go to the toilet for days, constipated as can be, but there are other days when diarrhea strikes and you can’t stop going!

Get My Free Ebook


Post a comment