Many drugs are used to treat disorders of this system; most of them are used to relieve symptoms. Consideration of the principles of gastrointestinal function is the basis of a more rational approach to treatment, and will be considered in some detail.
KeywordsGastric Acid Secretion Biliary Atresia Magnesium Trisilicate Lipid Pneumonia Chronic Aggressive Hepatitis
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