CAPstone Academic Publishers

CAPstone Academic Publishers:
Free Medical Books on Gastroenterology & Hepatology

CAPstone (Canadian Academic Publishers Ltd) is a not-for-profit company dedicated to the betterment of people globally through education. Download medical textbooks in a wide array of topics, including clinical and basic sciences, and exam reviews.
All materials are online and free to download.

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Gastroenterology & Hepatology Textbooks

These medical textbooks are complementary to one another with special emphasis on unique areas of Gastroenterology (GI) and Hepatology. (NEW books highlighted in RED)

NEWPractice Review in GI and Hepatopancreatobiliary Diseases and Nutrition

An advanced book of clinical 
practice review in its 3rd edition, 
now in 2 extensive volumes. 

A two-part introductory book for all learners and practitioners
Scientific Basis for Clinical Practice in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Scientific Basis for Clinical Practice in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Gain an understanding of the
rationale for clinical practice
Endoscopy and Diagnostic Imaging

Endoscopy and Diagnostic Imaging

Learn the basic interpretive skills of endoscopic and diagnostic imaging, ow in 2 extensive volumes

NEW: The Physiology and Pathophysiology of Gastrointestinal and Hepatopancreaticobiliary Disorders

General Internal Medicine Textbooks

The books preparing candidates for the OSCEs and the Boards are each in two parts: Cardiology to Nephrology, & Neurology to Rheumatology.

Achieving Excellence in the OSCE

Achieving Excellence
in the OSCE

Prepare for the observed,
standardized examination
Mastering the Boards and Clinical Examinations in Internal Medicine

Mastering the Boards and Clinical Examinations in Internal Medicine

Helps trainees in every specialty
prepare for their general exam
Bits & Bytes: Surviving Morning Rounds

Bits and Bytes: Surviving Morning Rounds

Have fun and a little mischief on
clinical rounds!

About the Author

Dr. Alan B. R. Thomson

Dr. Alan B. R. Thomson is:

  • Emeritus Distinguished University Professor, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
  • Adjunct Professor, Western University, London, Canada
  • Past Vice-President for the Americas, World Gastroenterology Organisation
  • Past President, Canadian Association of Gastroenterology
  • Distinguished Clinician, Teacher and Researcher
  • Author of more than 700 publications and twenty books
  • Dedicated to peace through Medicine, and the Democratization of Knowledge

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About CAPstone

Capstone Academic Publishers is a global provider of
current free medical textbooks in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, providing a wide range of topics including:

  • Basic Sciences
  • Clinical Sciences
  • First Principles
  • Review topics
  • Approaches to Diagnostic Imaging, Endoscopy, and Pathology

We use a question-based approach, useful for self-testing, review and preparation for presentations.

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