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Gastrointestinal disorders

Edited by Carl Waldmann, Neil Soni and Andrew Rhodes

in Oxford Desk Reference: Critical Care

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199229581
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725722 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199229581.003.0020

Series: Oxford Desk Reference

Gastrointestinal disorders

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Vomiting and gastric stasis/gastroparesis - Gastric erosions - Diarrhoea - Upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage (non-variceal) - Bleeding varices - Intestinal perforation - Intestinal obstruction - Lower gastrointestinal bleeding - Colitis - Intra-abdominal sepsis - Pancreatitis - Acute acalculous cholecystitis - Splanchnic ischaemia - Abdominal hypertension (IAH) and abdominal compartment syndrome

Chapter.  16362 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Critical Care

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