Health Reference Series: Gastrointestinal Diseases and Disorders Sourcebook

Editor: Chambers, James
Publication Year: 2022
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $97.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $145.50
ISBN: 978-0-7808-2002-9
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 2
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Gastrointestinal Diseases and Disorders Sourcebook, Fifth Edition provides basic consumer information about the digestive system and gastrointestinal diseases and disorders, along with their symptoms, causes, diagnosis, surgical procedures, and treatment. The book concludes with a glossary of related terms and a list of resources for additional help and information.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part 1. Introduction to the Digestive System
  • Chapter 1—Your Digestive System and How It Works
  • Chapter 2—Keeping Your Gut in Check
  • Chapter 3—Common Gastrointestinal Symptoms
  • Chapter 4—Smoking and Your Digestive System
  • Chapter 5—Effects of Common Medicines on the Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Part 2. Diagnostic and Surgical Procedures Used for Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Chapter 6—Endoscopic Procedures and Related Concerns
  • Chapter 7—Upper and Lower Gastrointestinal Series
  • Chapter 8—Diagnostic Liver Tests
  • Chapter 9—Other Diagnostic Tests of the Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Chapter 10—Common Gastrointestinal Surgical Procedures
  • Chapter 11—Other Surgical Procedures Used for Gastrointestinal Problems
  • Part 3. Disorders of the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Chapter 12—Digestive Issues of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Chapter 13—Barrett Esophagus
  • Chapter 14—Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Chapter 15—Swallowing Disorder: Dysphagia
  • Chapter 16—Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome
  • Chapter 17—Gastroparesis
  • Chapter 18—Whipple Disease
  • Chapter 19—Dumping Syndrome (Rapid Gastric Emptying)
  • Chapter 20—Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome
  • Part 4. Disorders of the Lower Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Chapter 21—Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Chapter 22—Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Chapter 23—Appendicitis
  • Chapter 24—Gallstones
  • Chapter 25—Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis
  • Chapter 26—What You Need to Know about Colon Polyps
  • Chapter 27—Congenital and Pediatric Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Chapter 28—Structural Defects of the Lower Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Chapter 29—Anorectal Disorders
  • Chapter 30—Other Disorders of the Lower Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Part 5. Disorders of the Digestive System's Solid Organs: The Pancreas and Liver
  • Chapter 31—Pancreatitis
  • Chapter 32—Viral Hepatitis
  • Chapter 33—Cirrhosis of the Liver
  • Chapter 34—Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Chapter 35—Other Liver Disorders
  • Part 6. Cancers of the Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Chapter 36—Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumors
  • Chapter 37—Esophageal Cancer
  • Chapter 38—Gastric Cancer
  • Chapter 39—Small Intestine Cancer
  • Chapter 40—Colorectal Cancer
  • Chapter 41—Gallbladder Cancer
  • Chapter 42—Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Chapter 43—Liver Cancer
  • Chapter 44—Anal Cancer
  • Chapter 45—Gastrointestinal Complications in Cancer Patients
  • Part 7. Food Intolerances and Infectious Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Chapter 46—Lactose Intolerance
  • Chapter 47—Celiac Disease
  • Chapter 48—Foodborne and Waterborne Diseases
  • Chapter 49—Viral Infections
  • Chapter 50—Clostridium difficile Infection
  • Part 8. Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 51—Glossary of Gastrointestinal Terms
  • Chapter 52—Resources for Information about Gastrointestinal Conditions