Chapter 8. Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

  1. Fiona J McArthur-Rouse MSc, BSc (Hons), Cert Ed, RGN1 and
  2. Sylvia Prosser PhD, MSc, BEd (Hons)2
  1. Ian Felstead

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470691946.ch8

Assessing and Managing the Acutely Ill Adult Surgical Patient

Assessing and Managing the Acutely Ill Adult Surgical Patient

How to Cite

Felstead, I. (2007) Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery, in Assessing and Managing the Acutely Ill Adult Surgical Patient (eds F. J. McArthur-Rouse and S. Prosser), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470691946.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Principal Lecturer, Department of Adult Nursing Studies, Canterbury Christ Church University

  2. 2

    Formerly Principal Lecturer, Department of Adult Nursing Studies, Canterbury Christ Church University

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405133050

Online ISBN: 9780470691946

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Keywords:

  • gastrointestinal surgery;
  • surgical wards;
  • dysphagia;
  • chronic oesophagitis;
  • oesophageal varices

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Oesophageal disorders

  • Gastric disorders

  • Gallbladder disorders

  • Care of T-tube

  • Acute pancreatitis

  • Pancreatic cancer

  • Self-test questions

  • Reference list and further reading