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Curbside Consultation in GERD: 49 Clinical Questions (Paperback)
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Curbside Consultation in GERD: 49 Clinical Questions (Paperback)

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Paperback 192 Pages / Published: 29/02/2008
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Are you looking for concise, practical answers to questions that are often left unanswered by traditional GERD references? Are you seeking brief, evidence-based advice for complicated cases or complications? ""Curbside Consultation in GERD: 49 Clinical Questions"" provides quick and direct answers to the thorny questions commonly posed during a ""curbside consultation"" between surgical colleagues.Dr. Philip Katz has designed this unique reference, which offers expert advice, preferences, and opinions on tough clinical questions commonly associated with GERD. The unique Q&A format provides quick access to current information related to pancreatic disease with the simplicity of a conversation between two colleagues. Numerous images, diagrams, and references are included to enhance the text and to illustrate the treatment of GERD patients.""Curbside Consultation in GERD: 49 Clinical Questions"" provides information basic enough for residents while also incorporating expert advice that even high-volume clinicians will appreciate. Gastroenterologists, fellows and residents in training, surgical attendings, and surgical residents will benefit from the user-friendly and casual format and the expert advice contained within.Some of the questions that are answered include: Can medical therapy alter the natural history of Barrett's esophagus? Can antireflux surgery alter the natural history of Barrett's esophagus? How does pregnancy affect GERD? Is GERD in pregnancy a risk for long-term reflux? What is the association of obesity and GERD? What are the so-called extraesophageal manifestations of GERD? And is there a gender difference in reflux disease? Does this affect treatment?

Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
ISBN: 9781556428180
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 472 g
Dimensions: 251 x 176 x 11 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"The author provides excellent, practical advice and solutions to 49 of the most frequently asked questions in the management of GERD. This is a user friendly go-to reference for practicing gastroenterologists that is also aimed at residents and GI fellows. This is a very useful addition to a successful series that enhances the practical clinical management of various aspects of GERD. The book provides easily accessible, quick, and direct answers to thorny questions commonly posed among clinical medical and surgical colleagues. It is a welcome breath of fresh air in contrast to the stale mustiness of more conventional textbooks."

-Willem JS de Villiers, MD, PhD, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Doody Enterprise, Inc.


"The text is aesthetically pleasing and more importantly, it is small and paperback, thereby making it very portable for students and house staff to carry on rounds or when seeing patients. By asking the very questions that many internists and gastroenterologists encounter daily, Dr. Katz is able to provide us with information not usually found in routine textbooks. Perhaps most impressive is how up-to-date the book is. With many of the references going back only a few years, Dr. Katz gives us recent data in this evolving field. Overall, I feel that this text is an excellent resource for internists, gastroenterologists, and trainees alike. It manages to take many of those challenging clinical scenarios with which we are always faced, and in one easy-to-read book, gives a rational approach to each."

-- Amar R. Deshpande, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Practical Gastroenterology


"...Dr. Katz provides very clear, easy-to-follow, and evidence-based answers to each question. He does not shy away from tough clinical questions that occasionally do not have simple or straightforward answers. He attempts to weight all possible options while at the same time offering a clear diagnostic and/or therapeutic approach...The simple arrangement of the content, in a question-answer format, makes the book very attractive for a busy gastroenterologist and potentially other health care personnel who work in the GI field, such as surgeons, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and even primary care physicians...Bottom Line: This is an excellent book that is likely to be utilized daily. Its small size makes it easy to carry. This new book style represents a refreshing attempt to make medical textbooks more user friendly and part of the doctor's daily source of medical information."

-- Ronnie Fass, Neuroenteric Clinical Research Group, Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, and University of Arizona, Tucson, AR, Gastroenterology

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