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The clinician’s guide to acid/peptic disorders and motility disorders of the gastrointestinal tract
  1. Emad M El-Omar

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Edited by Henry P Parkman, Robert S Fisher. New Jersey: SLACK Incorporated, 2006, £31.85 (paper book), pp 458. ISBN 1-55642-716-6

This book is authored by a group of well-known gastrointestinal (GI) experts based in North America. Each has extensive clinical experience and their collective contribution makes an excellent and thorough account of important areas of GI practice. The book is a new addition to “The Clinicians Guide to GI Series”, which has dealt with other important GI and hepatology topics. The first part of the book takes on the so-called acid/peptic disorders, which essentially encompass gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) and peptic ulcer disease, and their complications. The second section deals with motility disorders, but concentrates on selected functional disorders of the oesophagus, stomach, small bowel …

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