Chapter

Oesophagus and stomach

Edited by Christine Norton, Julia Williams, Claire Taylor, Annmarie Nunwa and Kathy Whayman

in Oxford Handbook of Gastrointestinal Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199298655
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598021 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199298655.003.0009

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Oesophagus and stomach

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Structure and function - Dysphagia (difficulty in swallowing) - Dyspepsia (indigestion) - Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease - Oesophagitis - Key drug treatment for dyspepsia, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, and related pathology - Barium swallow/meal - Oesophageal manometry - 24-h ambulatory pH monitoring - Oesophageal cancer - Barrett's oesophagus - Bolus obstruction (food/foreign bodies) - Oesophageal rings and webs - Oesophageal and gastric varices - Oesophageal diverticula - Oesophageal spasm - Mallory–Weiss tears - Achalasia - Nausea and vomiting - Hiatus hernia - Haematemesis - Gastroenteritis - Gastritis - Gastric ulceration - Helicobacter pylori - Pyloric stenosis - Gastric cancer - Gastric dumping syndrome - Gastric polyps

Chapter.  7719 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Gastroenterology

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