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Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology focuses on the care of the digestive system, and covers areas such as inflammatory bowel disease, stoma care, and Crohn’s disease. With the continual advancement of medical equipment, this is an ever-growing subject area. Use this guide to find information resources about gastroenterology including books, reports, and journal articles.

Last updated: 17/11/2020

Key Resources

Royal College of Nursing and NHS England (2018) Best value biological medicines: briefing for specialist nurses, November 2018. (no place): (no publisher).
  • This briefing covers the role of specialist nurses in supporting patients who switch to best value biological medicines. It focusses on adalimumab, biological versions of which are scheduled to be available on a framework agreement on behalf of the NHS from 1 December 2018.
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Crohn’s and Colitis UK (2019) IBD standards, London: Crohn’s and Colitis UK.
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (2020) Colorectal cancer: NICE guideline NG151. London: NICE.
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (2019) Crohn’s disease management: NICE guidelines NG 129.  
  • NICE guidance is officially England only.
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National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (2015) Inflammatory bowel disease: NICE quality standard QS81, London: NICE.
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (2016) Irritable bowel syndrome in adults: NICE quality standard QS114, London: NICE.
Royal College of Nursing (2019) Bowel care: management of lower bowel dysfunction, including digital rectal examination and digital removal of faeces. London: RCN.
Royal College of Nursing (2019) Iron deficiency and anaemia in adults, London: RCN.
We would like to thank the RCN Gastrointestinal Nursing community for their input into the development of this subject guide.

Books

Enders Gut Enders G and Enders J (2015) Gut: the inside story of our body's most under-rated organ, New York: Greystone Books.
Adler D (2020) The Little GI gook: an easily digestible guide to understanding gastroenterology, Thorofare: Slack Incorporated. Adler D (2020) The Little GI gook: an easily digestible guide to understanding gastroenterology, Thorofare: Slack Incorporated.
Chaney A (2016) Fast facts about GI and liver diseases for nurses: what APRNs need to know in a nutshell, New York: Springer. Chaney A (2016) Fast facts about GI and liver diseases for nurses: what APRNs need to know in a nutshell, New York: Springer. 
Chen Y, Pitcher M, and Camm C F (2019) Clinical guide to gastroenterology, Hoboken: Wiley-Blackwell. Chen Y, Pitcher M, and Camm C F (2019) Clinical guide to gastroenterology, Hoboken: Wiley-Blackwell.
DiBaise JK, Parrish CR and Thompson JS (editors) (2016) short bowel syndrome: practical approach to management, New York: CRC Press LLC. DiBaise JK, Parrish CR and Thompson JS (editors) (2016) short bowel syndrome: practical approach to management, New York: CRC Press LLC.
Fichera A and Krane M (2015) Crohn's disease: basic principles, Cham: Springer. Fichera A and Krane M (2015) Crohn's disease: basic principles, Cham: Springer.
Hibi T, Hisamatsu T and Kobayashi, T (2017) Advances in endoscopy in inflammatory bowel disease, Tokyo: Springer. Hibi T, Hisamatsu T and Kobayashi, T (2017) Advances in endoscopy in inflammatory bowel disease, Tokyo: Springer.
Inadomi J M, Bhattacharya R, Hwang J H and Ko C (2020) Yamada's handbook of gastroenterology, Hoboken: Wiley-Blackwell. Inadomi J M, Bhattacharya R, Hwang J H and Ko C (2020) Yamada's handbook of gastroenterology, Hoboken: Wiley-Blackwell.
Inns S and Emmanuel A (2016) Gastroenterology and hepatology, Chichester: Wiley Blackwell. Inns S and Emmanuel A (2016) Gastroenterology and hepatology, Chichester: Wiley Blackwell.
Olsson L (2017) Timely diagnosis of colorectal cancer, Cham: Springer. Olsson L (2017) Timely diagnosis of colorectal cancer, Cham: Springer.
Ong P and Skittrall R (2017) Gastrointestinal nursing: a lifespan approach, Boca Raton: CRC Press. Ong P and Skittrall R (2017) Gastrointestinal nursing: a lifespan approach, Boca Raton: CRC Press.
Sands Gastroenterology Sands B (2015) Gastroenterology, Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.
Srinivasan S and Friedman L S (2018) Sitaraman and Friedman's essentials of gastroenterology (2nd edition), Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.

Srinivasan S and Friedman L S (2018) Sitaraman and Friedman's essentials of gastroenterology (2nd edition), Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.

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