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"An important, practical, easy-to-read and understand source of information for anyone with a chronic gastrointestinal problem." --Isadore Rosenfeld, M.D., Rossi Distinguished Professor of Clinical Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical Center and bestselling author
"As a long time patient of Dr. Miskovitz, I highly recommend The Doctor's Guide to Gastrointestinal Health for anyone wanting to know the vital importance of preventative procedures--before it's too late." --Warner Wolf, TV and radio sportscaster and author of Let's Go to the Videotape '
"This book will provide for patients and their relatives authoritative, up-to-date information about most diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. The disorders are clearly explained and available treatments are outlined in clear language. Of special importance is the description of various diagnostic procedures used in gastroenterology, together with important information about what patients can expect before, during and after these treatments. This should go a long way toward relieving the anxiety that accompanies diagnostic procedures." Jeremiah A. Barondess, M.D., President of The New York Academy of Medicine
"An important, practical, easy-to-read, and easy-to-understand source of information for anyone with a chronic gastrointestinal problem."
Isadore Rosenfeld, M.D., Rossi Distinguished Professor of Clinical Medicine at Weill Medical College of Cornell University and bestselling author
Digestive ailments, whether mild or life-threatening, are a major concern for millions of peopleand they can be difficult to diagnose and treat. Now, in this essential reference book, Dr. Paul Miskovitz, a physician at one of the world's top medical institutions, helps you understand the causes, symptoms, diagnoses, and medical treatments for a wide range of gastrointestinal disorderseverything from heartburn to IBS to hepatitis C.
This comprehensive, user-friendly guide begins with an overview of how your gastrointestinal system works and how it is affected by lifestyle, age, and emotions. Dr. Miskovitz then explains the disorders that can affect your esophagus, stomach, intestine, gallbladder, liver, pancreas, colon, and abdominal cavityrevealing how to identify and treat problems and, in most cases, prevent them. You'll also learn how to:
Complete with a list of organizations that provide information and support, The Doctor's Guide to Gastrointestinal Health is the ultimate resource for you and your family.