Edited by James Harrison, Kunal Kulkarni, Mohamed Baguneid and Bernard Prendergast

in Oxford Handbook of Key Clinical Evidence

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print November 2009 | ISBN: 9780199234073
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598830 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks


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Introduction - Gastric cancerGastric cancer: Helicobacter pylori eradication - Peptic ulcer diseasePeptic ulcer disease: Helicobacter pylori eradication - Peptic ulcer disease: managing antiplatelet bleeding risk - Peptic ulcer disease: endoscopic control of bleeding - GI haemorrhageUpper GI bleeding: intravenous proton pump inhibitor - Variceal bleeding: somatostatin analogues - Variceal bleeding: primary prevention - GI bleeding with cirrhosis: antibiotic prophylaxis - Alcoholic liver diseaseAlcoholic hepatitis: pentoxifylline - Alcoholic hepatitis: corticosteroids - Ascites: fluid replacement following paracentesis - Coeliac diseaseCoeliac disease: serological testing - Inflammatory bowel diseaseUlcerative colitis: ciclosporin - Crohn’s disease: infliximab - HepatitisHepatitis B: lamivudine - Hepatitis C: peginterferon and ribavirin

Chapter.  9172 words. 

Subjects: Medical Statistics and Methodology

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