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A detailed, authoritative, comprehensive text on causes, pathology, clinical features, diagnostic methods and procedures, and treatment in all modalities of traumatic, infectious, toxic, and inflammatory disorders of the gut calling for rapid attention. The sequence runs from the esophagus, through the stomach, liver, gall bladder, and pancreas, to the intestines. The closing six chapters consider the special problems of the peritoneal cavity, vascular insufficiency, pregnancy, bone marrow transplantation, complications of endoscopy and other procedures, and trauma. Extensive use of tables; heavy referencing. Detailed indexing. A substantial text certain to be useful to generalists, gastroenterologists, surgeons, and emergency physicians.
Gastrointestinal Emergencies. Ann Intern Med. ;116:704. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-116-8-704_5
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1992;116(8):704.
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