- Unique handbook that combines current treatment protocols and practical pharmacological information
- Provides practical treatment algorithms and easy-to-reference information on treatment agents for the most prominent GI conditions
- Presents the side effects, drug interactions, and relative costs of GI therapies in a highly organized and easily accessible manner
- Written by experts in the field
This new edition is a comprehensive, yet concise text that provides current treatment protocols and practical pharmacological information for GI Disease. Each chapter addresses a specific GI disease or condition and provides a list of all agents available for that condition, including all brand and generic names, indications, contraindications, lactation and pregnancy information, doses, routes of administration, duration, and relative cost. The text is also supplemented with tables, algorithms, and key references.
Written by experts in the field, Pocket Handbook of GI Pharmacotherapeutics, Second Edition is a valuable and portable resource of use to anyone involved in the treatment of patients with GI disease.
George Y. Wu, MD, PhDUniversity of Connecticut Health CenterDepartment of MedicineDivision of Gastroenterology-HepatologyFarmington, CTUSA