Surgical Problems of the Digestive System

  • Lee A. Norman
  • E. Chris Vincent


Abdominal pain can be one of the most perplexing and serious conditions faced by the family physician. Even symptoms that are less remarkable, however anorexia, nausea, and minor gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding may indicate severe underlying pathology. As such, physicians should carefully evaluate abdominal symptoms to ensure timely diagnosis and to determine if surgical or other treatment of these problems is necessary.


Inguinal Hernia Acute Appendicitis Small Bowel Obstruction Acute Cholecystitis Peptic Ulcer Disease 
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  • E. Chris Vincent

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