Chapter

Gastroenterological emergencies

Punit S. Ramrakha, Kevin P. Moore and Amir Sam

in Oxford Handbook of Acute Medicine

Third edition

Published on behalf of © Punit S. Ramrakha and Kevin P. Moore

Published in print April 2010 | ISBN: 9780199230921
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598793 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199230921.003.03

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Gastroenterological emergencies

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Acute upper gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding 1 - Acute upper GI bleeding 2 - Acute upper GI bleeding 3 - Peptic ulcer disease - Erosive gastritis/oesophagitis - Variceal haemorrhage: medical management - Variceal haemorrhage: further management - Mallory–Weiss tear - Acute gastroenteritis: assessment - Bacterial gastroenteritis - Viral gastroenteritis - Clostridum difficile - Giardiasis - Travellers’ diarrhoea - Bloody diarrhoea - Bacterial dysentery - Amoebic dysentery - Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) 1 - Inflammatory bowel disease 2 - Inflammatory bowel disease 3 - Jaundice: assessment - Viral hepatitis - Alcoholic hepatitis - Drug-induced hepatitis - Autoimmune hepatitis - Acholuric jaundice - Sepsis - Ischaemic hepatitis - Obstructive jaundice - Gallstone disease - Acute cholecystitis - Biliary obstruction - Ascites - Acute liver failure: assessment and investigations - Acute liver failure: management - ‘Acute-on-chronic’ liver failure - Hepatic encephalopathy - Liver abscesses - Acute pancreatitis: assessment - Acute pancreatitis: management

Chapter.  13865 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Acute Medicine

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