Buy books here in multiple formats
Fast Facts: Dyspepsia, 2nd edn

Bulk Order Quote

Fast Facts: Dyspepsia, 2nd edn

By Kenneth L Koch and
Michael J Lancaster Smith

Published 2003

104 pages, 54 illustrations

ISBN 978-1-903734-19-3




add one


Add To Basket


Dyspepesia is very common in the western world and, in addition to the considerable discomfort caused to sufferers, carries with it enormous economic and social consequences. The bulk of the responsibility for diagnosis and subsequent management falls to the primary healthcare physician and other members of the healthcare team. Fast Facts: Dyspepsia is an expert guide to the causes, diagnosis and management of each condition for this specific group.

  • A concise presentation of practical, up-to-date information on the etiopathogenesis, diagnosis and management of dyspepsia focusing on current drug therapy
  • Excellent review of presenting features, organic and functional causes, management and treatment options and possible future developments
  • Excellent tables and illustrations support core clinical description
  • A timely and accessible text for primary care physicians and specialist nurses who frequently manage this common condition

Approaching uninvestigated dyspepsia; Gastroesophageal reflux disease; Helicobacter pylori; Peptic ulcer; Carcinoma of the esophagus and stomach; Functional dyspepsia; Future trends

‘This book of 100 pages provides a good comprehensive account of the current state of diagnosis and management of patients with dyspepsia .......I found this book an excellent summary of the current theory behind treating peptic ulcers, Helicobacter and patients with gastro-oesophageal reflux disease’. Update 

Recommended information for patients - Gastroenterology & Hepatology


The authors

Kenneth L Koch

Professor of Medicine and Chief Gastroenterology and Hepatology North Carolina Baptist Hospital Wake Forest University Winston-Salem North Carolina, USA

Michael J Lancaster Smith

Consultant Gastroenterologist and Director of Research and Development Queen Mary’s Hospital Sidcup, Kent, UK


This Fast Facts has helped me make good
health decisions:

Good health

Are you a healthcare professional?

and finally...
Have you taken the FastTest for this title?

Thank you for your feedback

Feel free to leave a comment for the authors below.

If you haven't already, don't forget to take the FastTest for this title.

Comments for the authors

My Shopping Cart

Items: 0   Total: $0.00

View Basket


Good health decisions

Subscribe to the newsletter
You may also be interested in...
Fast Facts: Celiac Disease, 2nd edn
Geoffrey Holmes,
Carlo Catassi and
Alessio Fasano
Fast Facts: Celiac Disease, 2nd edn

Fast Facts: Colorectal Cancer, 3rd edn
Irving Taylor,
Julio Garcia-Aguilar and
Robyn Ward
Fast Facts: Colorectal Cancer, 3rd edn

Health Press

You have no items in your cart

£ 0


Choose the correct digital format


Suitable for the following devices:

To read a PDF on your PC, Mac or Tablet PC you will need Adobe’s free Acrobat Reader or a pre-installed native PDF reader. Simply download and transfer the PDF file to your chosen device, open the file and begin reading.


Suitable for the following devices:

To read an eBook on your PC or Mac you will need an eReader. We recommend iBooks for Mac and Calibre for PC, which is available for free download. Tablet PCs and Smart phones generally have an eReader pre-installed. A dedicated eReader will not require any additional software. Simply download and transfer the eBook file to your chosen device, open the file and begin reading.


Suitable for the following devices:

Please note that this version can be used on a Mac, PC or iPhone/iPad providing you have Amazon’s Kindle app installed. However, Kindle file formats are recommended for use on Amazon Kindle devices only.

Simply download and transfer the Kindle file to your chosen device, open the file and begin reading. For technical instructions on how to transfer files to your Kindle please see | Help.