Abdominal / Gastrointestinal

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Foundations 1

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GI I: Upper GI

Objectives: Identify clinical features, diagnosis and acute management of the following conditions:

  • PUD
  • GI Bleed
  • Dysphasia
  • Foreign Bodies
  • Esophagitis
  • Gastritis
  • Gastric Volvulus
  • Esophageal Perforation

Rosen's (9th):
Ch 27, 79

Tintinalli’s (9th):
Ch 75, 76, 77, 78
Tintinalli Manual (8th):
Ch 39, 40, 41

River’s (9th):
Pg 176-185
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GI II: Lower GI

Objectives: Identify clinical features, diagnosis and acute management of the following conditions:

  • SBO
  • Hernia
  • Mesenteric Ischemia
  • Appendicitis
  • Diverticulitis
  • Large Bowel Obstruction
  • Volvulus
  • Intussusception
  • IBD
  • Anorectal Disorders

Rosen's (9th):
Ch 82, 83, 85, 86

Tintinalli’s (9th):
Ch 73, 74, 76, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85
Tintinalli Manual (8th):
Ch 35, 38, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47


River’s (9th):
Pg 185-202
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GI III: Hepatobiliary & GI ID

Objectives: Identify clinical features, diagnosis and acute management of the following conditions:

  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholangitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Hepatitis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Hepatic Encephalopathy
  • Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis
  • Gastroenteritis
Rosen's (9th):
Ch 80, 81, 84, 160 [bonus Ch 28]

Tintinalli’s (9th):
Ch 72, 73, 79, 80
Tintinalli Manual (8th):
Ch 36, 37, 42, 48, 96

River’s (9th):
Pg 203-226
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Foundations 2

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Unit & ObjectivesText-BasedMultimedia
GI I: GI Bleeding & Acute Abdomen

Objectives: Identify best practices in diagnosis and management of the following conditions in critically-ill patients:

  • Ethical decision-making (capacity, POA, goals of care)
  • End of Life Care
  • Symptomatic Coagulopathies
  • Massive Upper or Lower GI Bleeding
  • Complications of Liver Failure
  • Volvulus

Harwood-Nuss (6th)
Ch 99, 100, 105, 109, 196, 381

OR

Critical Care Medicine (5th)
Ch 68, 71, 72, 74 [no volvulus]

AND

Primary Literature:
  • Article 1
  • Article 2
  • Article 3
  • Article 4
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GI II: Pancreatic & Biliary Emergencies

Objectives: Identify best practices in diagnosis and management of the following conditions in critically-ill patients:

  • Septic Shock
  • Complications of Biliary Disease
  • Complications of Pancreatitis

Harwood-Nuss (6th)
Ch 4, 103, 107, 179

OR

Critical Care Medicine (5th)
Ch 24, 51, 73

AND

  • Article 1
  • Article 2
  • Article 3
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