II General Physical Examination

Jul 29, 2019 by in GASTROENTEROLOGY Comments Off on II General Physical Examination

PART II General Physical Examination A general look at the patient may be extremely useful in defining the cause, associated complications, or assist in the differential diagnosis. In the following…

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Intestines

Jul 29, 2019 by in GASTROENTEROLOGY Comments Off on Intestines

Applied Medicine Melena or black, tarry, and sticky stools with an offensive odor results from mild-upper GI bleeding. Fresh red blood passed per rectum is called hematochezia. Causes of Hematochezia…

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I Introduction and History Taking

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PART I Introduction and History Taking Introduction Patient care begins with the development of a personal relationship between the patient and the physician. In the absence of trust and confidence…

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Portal Hypertension

Jul 24, 2019 by in GASTROENTEROLOGY Comments Off on Portal Hypertension

Portal hypertension is a rare problem in pediatrics that can affect multiple organ systems. Prolonged increases in portal pressure can result in life-threatening complications and lead to an array of…

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Infant and Toddler Nutrition

Jul 24, 2019 by in GASTROENTEROLOGY Comments Off on Infant and Toddler Nutrition

Infancy, considered as the time of birth until erect posture is assumed, is a highly vulnerable period of life, especially where nutrition is concerned. Infants have high nutrient requirements, are…

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Tubes for Enteric Access

Jul 24, 2019 by in GASTROENTEROLOGY Comments Off on Tubes for Enteric Access

Tubes are an integral part of gastroenterology practice and have been used in clinical care as well as research for more than a century. There is a multitude of tubes…

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