Small bowel

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:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Small bowel

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Structure and function - Malabsorption - Coeliac disease (gluten-sensitive enteropathy) - Bacterial overgrowth and lactase deficiency - Small bowel infection - Short bowel syndrome - Vitamin B12 deficiency - Duodenal ulcers - Meckel's diverticulum - Small bowel tumours - Intestinal failure: overview - Intestinal failure: definition and classification - Intestinal failure: pathogenesis - Intestinal failure: assessment and planning - Intestinal failure: treatment - Intestinal failure: psychological and social considerations

Chapter.  5226 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Gastroenterology

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