Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
We're unable to sign you in at this time. Please try again in a few minutes.
We were able to sign you in, but your subscription(s) could not be found. Please try again in a few minutes.
There may be a problem with your account. Please contact the AMA Service Center to resolve this issue.
Contact the AMA Service Center:
Telephone: 1 (800) 262-2350 or 1 (312) 670-7827  *   Email: subscriptions@jamanetwork.com
Error Message ......
Article |

Textbook of Gastroenterology

Frank L. Iber, MD
JAMA. 1996;275(7):569. doi:10.1001/jama.1996.03530310075044.
Text Size: A A A
Published online


The first edition of this already standard text of gastroenterology appeared in 1991. Changes in biology and clinical practice fully support this new edition. This text is different and uniquely strong in its integration of the scientific basis of gastroenterology into all sections and is particularly appropriate for those under age 40 in using the molecular biology they learned in medical school. Those of us over 40 must catch up with the new biology to comprehend pathogenesis and treatment.

The first part of the book, some 600 pages and 26 chapters, reviews all the pertinent science on general topics, such as gastrointestinal hormones, epithelia, motility, and electrolyte secretion. These chapters feature frequent tables, schemas of relationships, and understandable cartoons incorporating a wealth of information, rendering comprehensible complex, new, and highly important systems.

The second part, some 500 pages and also 26 chapters, moves through the gastrointestinal tract with the approach


Sign in

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal
• Rent this article ?




Also Meets CME requirements for:
Browse CME for all U.S. States
Accreditation Information
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians who complete the CME course and score at least 80% correct on the quiz are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Note: You must get at least of the answers correct to pass this quiz.
Please click the checkbox indicating that you have read the full article in order to submit your answers.
Your answers have been saved for later.
You have not filled in all the answers to complete this quiz
The following questions were not answered:
Sorry, you have unsuccessfully completed this CME quiz with a score of
The following questions were not answered correctly:
Commitment to Change (optional):
Indicate what change(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Your quiz results:
The filled radio buttons indicate your responses. The preferred responses are highlighted
For CME Course: A Proposed Model for Initial Assessment and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes
Indicate what changes(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.


Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

0 Citations

Sign in

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal
• Rent this article ?

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.