Sherlock's Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System

Sherlock's Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System

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Awarded first prize in the Internal Medicine category of the British Medical Association Book of the Year Awards, 2012 Following a Tradition of Excellence from reviews of previous editions: qthe best source of synthesized clinical wisdomq a€”Gastroenterology qa tour de force in terms of knowledge and effortq a€”The New England Journal of Medicine qthe foremost liver book in the worldq a€”The Journal of the American Medical Association qbeautifully producedq a€”Hepatology Over the past 56 years, thousands of physicians have depended on Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System. Its didactic and reliable clinical guidance was - and still is - beyond comparison. This brand-new edition, now named Sherlock's Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System, after the late Professor Dame Sheila Sherlock, continues to provide concise clinical guidance for all those treating patients with hepato-biliary disease. Enabling clinicians to formulate incisive diagnoses and appropriate treatment strategies, this book has been updated to reflect the advances that have been made in the last 10 years, providing didactic and reliable clinical guidance in hepatology from the worlda€™s leading experts. A consistent chapter structure allows readers to access the information immediately, with summary boxes and key learning points throughout, and special emphasis on the latest in evidence-based clinical guidance. And for the first time, this edition now offers a free companion website providing the 680 full-color illustrations and figures in the book, for use in scientific presentations.3 Reduction in intestinal ammonia production: non- absorbable disaccharides inhibit glutaminase activity and ... The dose is adjusted to ensure passage of two semisoft stools/day; typical doses range from 15 to 30 mL two to four times a day. ... Many physicians are convinced, through long and successful use, that these agents are effective [127] and more ... This may result in an enhanced clinical response in individuals who do not respond adequately to either agent alone [ 122, 135].

Title:Sherlock's Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System
Author:James S. Dooley, Anna Lok, Andrew K. Burroughs, Jenny Heathcote
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2011-03-08


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