A practical, portable handbook, newly updated with nearly 100 color images and figures, The Little GI Book: An Easily Digestible Guide to Understanding Gastroenterology, Second Edition is an invaluable resource for anyone new to the world of gastroenterology and hepatology.
Featuring new information on the latest advancements in gastroenterology and hepatology and written in a friendly, conversational style, The Little GI Book will help readers learn the core concepts of digestive health and disease and absorb important information without a hiccup. Author Dr. Douglas G. Adler provides a comprehensive, soup-to-nuts guide to gastrointestinal anatomy, physiology, disease states, and treatment. With new color images throughout, The Little GI Book guides the reader through the entire gastrointestinal tract, starting at the top with the esophagus, ending at the bottom with the colon and rectum, and covering everything in between: the stomach, small intestine, liver, pancreas, bile ducts, and gallbladder.
The Little GI Book is an indispensable pocket guide for residents, students, nurse practitioners, office staff, industry sales force, and anyone who works in the GI industry but isn’t a gastroenterologist.
About the Author
Douglas G. Adler, MD, FACG, AGAF, FASGE attended SUNY Binghamton as an undergraduate and received his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College in New York, New York. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Adler completed both a general gastrointestinal fellowship and a therapeutic endoscopy/endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He then returned to the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center for a fellowship in endoscopic ultrasound. Dr. Adler is currently a tenured Professor of Medicine and Director of Therapeutic Endoscopy at the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dr. Adler is also the GI Fellowship Program Director at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Working primarily at the University of Utah School of Medicine’s Huntsman Cancer Institute, Dr. Adler focuses his clinical, educational, and research efforts on the diagnosis and management of patients with gastrointestinal cancers and complex gastrointestinal disease, with an emphasis on therapeutic endoscopy. He is the author of more than 400 scientific publications, magazine articles, and book chapters. This is Dr. Adler’s eighth gastroenterology textbook.