The AnswersIn Medicine Heartburn module contains 40 minutes of high quality videos on the topic from Professor Owen Epstein, a leading specialist in the condition. The modules have been produced in association with University College London Business (UCLB) plc and are based on the latest British Society of Gastroenterology Guidelines.
Each video covers an aspect of the condition delivered as an engaging interview and accompanied by illustrations and animations:
- Introduction (13m 08s) - General introduction to heartburn including causes, symptoms and general management
- Complicated heartburn (10m 40s) - Management of patients with complicated heartburn including further investigations and treatment options including surgery
- Barrett's Oesophagus (6m 41s) - Introduction to Barrett's oesophagus, an important complication arising from chronic heartburn
- Barrett's - Management (8m 38s) - Surveillance and management principles of Barrett's oesophagus
In addition to the videos, each section is accompanied by bullet point text summaries which provide an at a glance overview of each topic.
The high quality medical information is delivered at the standard required for medical and nursing graduates and undergraduates, but the engaging videos are equally accessible to patients wanting to find out more about their condition.
The module is part of the AnswersIn series, delivering specialist level knowledge to your iPhone / iPad ensuring access to high quality medical information and learning on the move.
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