Curbside Consultation in IBS: 49 Clinical Questions by Brian Lacy

Curbside Consultation in IBS: 49 Clinical Questions

byBrian Lacy

Kobo ebook | May 15, 2011

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Are you looking for concise, practical answers to questions that are often left unanswered by traditional IBS references that are not designed for gastroenterologists? Are you seeking brief, evidence-based advice for complicated cases or patients with complications that need management? Curbside Consultation in IBS: 49 Clinical Questions provides quick and direct answers to the thorny questions commonly posed during a “curbside consultation” between colleagues. Dr. Brian E. Lacy has designed this unique reference, which offers expert advice, preferences, and opinions on tough clinical questions commonly associated with IBS. The unique Q&A format provides quick access to current information related to IBS with the simplicity of a conversation between two colleagues. Numerous images, diagrams, and references are included to enhance the text and to illustrate the treatment of IBS patients. Some of the questions that are answered: • How can you safely and effectively diagnose IBS? Are diagnostic tests required, and if so, what are they? • What should I tell my patient about the natural history of IBS? What other disorders are commonly found in IBS patients? • What dietary interventions will help my patient? • What is the role of probiotics in my patient? Why do they work and are they all the same? • Are there new therapies for IBS? What about antibiotics? What is linaclotide and why might it help my patient?
Title:Curbside Consultation in IBS: 49 Clinical QuestionsFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:May 15, 2011Publisher:Slack IncorporatedLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617111481

ISBN - 13:9781617111488

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