This issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics, edited by Drs. Joseph Martinez and Autumn Graham, focuses on Abdominal and Gastrointestinal Emergencies. Articles include: Gastrointestinal Bleed; Abdominal pain in the Immuncompromised Patient Lower Abdominal Pain: Diverticulitis, Colitis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Appendicitis;Acute Abdominal Pain in the Bariatric Surgery Patient;The Vomiting Patient: Bowel Obstruction, Cyclic Vomiting and Gastroparesis; Diarrhea; Non-abdominal Abdominal Pain;Evidence Based Approach to Abdominal Pain;Abdominal Pain in the Geriatric Patient; Abdominal Pain in Children; Evaluating the patient with Right upper quadrant abdominal pain, and more!
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1. Foreword: "Oh, My Aching Belly! 2. Preface: Abdominal and Gastrointestinal Emergencies 3. Evidence-Based Medicine Approach to Abdominal Pain 4. Approach to Patients with Epigastric Pain 5. Evaluating the Patient with Right Upper Quadrant Abdominal Pain 6. Lower Abdominal Pain 7. Anorectal Complaints in the Emergency Department 8. The Vomiting Patient: Small Bowel Obstruction, Cyclic Vomiting, and Gastroparesis 9. Diarrhea: Initial Evaluation and Treatment in the Emergency Department 10. Gastrointestinal Bleeding 11. Abdominal Vascular Catastrophes 12. Pediatric Abdominal Pain: An Emergency Medicine Perspective 13. Abdominal Pain in the Geriatric Patient 14. Abdominal Pain in the Immunocompromised Patient-Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Transplant, Cancer 15. Acute Abdominal Pain in the Bariatric Surgery Patient 16. Abdominal Pain Mimics 17. Index