First published in 2001. This book is an invaluable clinical reference for the therapeutic management of gastrointestinal and liver diseases which the gastroenterologist and trainee encounter in their practice. Various drugs and their interactions with their intended site and also with other drugs are discussed from a practical point of view. This book is not a treatise on gastrointestinal pharmacology but a practical guide to the therapeutic use of GI drugs.
Table of Contents
1. Drug Therapy of Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease 2. Peptic Ulcer Disease 3. Emesis 4. Gastrointestinal Bleeding 5. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 6. GastroIntestinal and Liver Infections 7. Motility Disorders 8. Functional Abdominal Disorders 9. Gastrointestinal Cancer 10. Pancreatitis and Pancreatic Insufficiency 11. Viral Hepatitis 12. Non-Viral Liver Disease 13. Drug Therapy for Portal Hypertension 14. Hepatic Failure 15. Adverse Effects of Drugs on the Gastrointestinal Tract
Michael J.G. Farthing DSc(Med), MD, FRCP, FMedSci, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK. He is the editor of Gut and also of Clinical Challenges in Gastroenterology (Martin Dunitz, 1996).
Anne B. Ballinger MD, MRCP, Senior Lecturer in Medicine and Honorary Consultant Gastroenterologist, Digestive Diseases Research Centre, St Bartholomew’s and The Royal London School of Medicine & Dentistry, London, UK.
'The list of authors is crowded with important names. This is a very pleasant book for rapid consultation by the expert gastroenterologist.' - Digestive and Liver Disease