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Gastrointestinal emergencies.
  1. T Wardle, Consultant Physician/Clinical Director and Clinical Sub Dean
  1. Countess of Chester Hospital, Liverpool Road, Chester CH2 1UL

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    By T C K Tham, J S A Collins. (£27.50.) London: BMJ Books, 2000. ISBN 0-727-91485-5.

    Gastoenterology has never really been considered a Cinderella specialty. Any emergencies associated with this specialty usually conjure vivid images of either haemorrhage or faeces, either separately or combined. This book, however, educates the uninitiated that there are many emergencies associated with the gastrointestinal tract and that these may present to either physicians or surgeons. Thus, the multidisciplinary approach to gastroenterology is a plus point for this book and is an important point …

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