The Digestive System

  • Robert B. Taylor
  • Alan K. David
  • Thomas A. JohnsonJr.
  • D. Melessa Phillips
  • Joseph E. Scherger


The questions in this chapter constitute a review of the following chapters in Family Medicine: Principles and Practice, Fifth Edition:
  • Gastritis, Esophagitis, and Peptic Ulcer Disease (Chapter 87)

  • Diseases of the Large and Small Bowel (Chapter 88)

  • Pancreatic Diseases (Chapter 89)

  • Diseases of the Liver (Chapter 90)

  • Diseases of the Rectum and Anus (Chapter 91)

  • Colorectal Cancer (Chapter 92)

  • Surgical Problems of the Digestive System (Chapter 93)

  • Selected Disorders of the Digestive System and Nutrition (Chapter 94)


Irritable Bowel Syndrome Pseudomembranous Colitis Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning Internal Hemorrhoid Rubber Band Ligation 
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© Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert B. Taylor
    • 1
  • Alan K. David
    • 2
  • Thomas A. JohnsonJr.
    • 3
  • D. Melessa Phillips
    • 4
  • Joseph E. Scherger
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Family Medicine School of MedicineOregon Health Sciences UniversityPortlandUSA
  2. 2.Department of Family MedicineUniversity of Cincinnati College of MedicineCincinnatiUSA
  3. 3.Department of Family MedicineSt. John’s Mercy Medical CenterSt. LouisUSA
  4. 4.Department of Family MedicineUniversity of Mississippi School of MedicineJacksonUSA
  5. 5.Department of Family Medicine College of MedicineUniversity of California—IrvineOrangeUSA

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