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Eureka: Gastrointestinal Medicine
Rachel Shakespeare, Jeff Turner, John Green
Published: June 2017
Edition: 1

Eureka – an innovative series for students that fully integrates core science, clinical medicine and surgery. With its engaging and authoritative text, featuring insightful clinical cases, graphic narratives, SBAs and a wealth of other learning tools, Eureka has everything students need to succeed in medicine and pass their exams.

Series features across titles:

  • Engaging clinical cases show how skilled clinician would work through a presentation, and put diseases and biomedical principles into patient context
  • Innovative graphic narratives bring clinical cases to life, show how to approach difficult scenarios and convey the experience of being a patient
  • Starter questions - stimulating answers to intriguing questions make learning fun
  • Boxes highlight tips, tricks and key learning points


Gastrointestinal Medicine

  • First principles chapter clearly explains the key concepts, processes and structures of the gastrointestinal system
  • Clinical essentials chapter provides an overview of the symptoms and signs of gastrointestinal disease, relevant history and examination techniques, investigations and management options
  • Disease-based chapters give concise descriptions of all major disorders, e.g. gastritis, coeliac disease and irritable bowel syndrome, each chapter introduced by engaging clinical cases that feature unique graphic narratives
  • Emergencies chapter covers the principles of immediate care in situations, such as gastrointestinal bleeding and acute abdominal pain
  • Integrated care chapter discusses strategies for the management of chronic conditions across primary and other care settings
  • Self-Assessment – 80 multiple choice questions clinical SBAs

Author information

Rachel Shakespeare
Jeff Turner
John Green
Cardiff University School of Medicine, UK

Product details
ISBN: 9781909836273
Size: 240x160
Pages: 312
Number of illustrations: 200
Number of images: 0
Cover type: Paperback
Subject area: Medicine
Readership: Undergraduate Medical Students
Media/Series type: Eureka