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Gastrointestinal tract and liver

Catherine Spoors and Kevin Kiff

in Training in Anaesthesia

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2010 | ISBN: 9780199227266
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753176 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199227266.003.0017

Series: Oxford Speciality Training

Gastrointestinal tract and             liver

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The upper gastrointestinal tract - The stomach, antacids and prokinetics - Regulation of gastrointestinal function - Digestion and absorption I - Digestion and absorption II - Metabolism - Nutrition - Obesity - Perioperative nausea and vomiting - Treatment of perioperative nausea and vomiting - The liver: anatomy and blood supply - Normal functions of the liver - Acute liver failure - Chronic liver disease

Chapter.  16056 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Anaesthetics ; Gastroenterology

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