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Dyspepsia (Key Diseases Series)

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Edited by David A. Johnson, MD, FACP, Philip O. Katz, MD, FACP, and Donald O. Castell, MD, FACP

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Dyspepsia Dyspepsia answers the clinical challenge of day-to-day patient management for this common medical disorder. Because we live in an era of managed health care and fiscal concerns, the emphasis is on cost-effective strategies that achieve optimal clinical outcomes. Physicians now have a guide that bridges the gap between the exhaustive medical literature and informed decision making.

Like all titles in the Key Diseases series, Dyspepsia provides the latest essential information organized in an easy-to-use format. Topics include epidemiology, etiology, natural history, motility problems, quality-of-life issues, and alternative therapies. The complexities of gastroesophageal reflux disease and Helicobacter pylori infection are explored. Clinical Vignettes demonstrate how experts approach frequently encountered dilemmas by using hypothetical case histories and by posing treatment questions.

Written by specialists, Dyspepsia thoroughly covers the diagnosis and management issues that are of pressing concern to primary care physicians.

  • 191 pages, 2001, softcover
  • Product #330300100
  • ISBN 0-943126-97-5

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Table of Contents

Chapters
  1. The Spectrum of Dyspepsia: Epidemiology, Etiology, and Natural History Darryl Mackender and Nicholas J. Talley

  2. Initial Management of Unexplained Dyspepsia Without Alarm Symptoms: Empiric Therapy or Endoscopy? M. Brian Fennerty

  3. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Dyspepsia Philip O. Katz

  4. Helicobacter pylori and Nonulcer Dyspepsia Hartly Cohen and Loren Laine

  5. Motility and Dyspepsia Eammon M.M. Quigley

  6. Dyspepsia and Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Walter L. Peterson

  7. Quality-of-Life Issues in Dyspepsia Kenneth R. DeVault

  8. Clinical and Economic Effects of Nonprescription Therapy in the Treatment of Dyspepsia A. Mark Fendrick

  9. Competing Management Strategies for Dyspepsia: Results of Economic Analyses Joshua J. Ofman

  10. Alternative Medical Therapies for Dyspepsia: A Systematic Review of Randomized Trials Brooks D. Cash and Philip Schoenfeld

Clinical Vignettes
Case 1
Patient with a History of Treated Helicobacter pylori Infection and Recurrent Dyspepsia
Case 2
Young Woman with Bloating Dyspepsia
Case 3
Middle-Aged Man with Long-Standing Heartburn
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