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Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Diagnosis and Clinical Management

ISBN: 978-1-118-53862-3
334 pages
June 2013, Wiley-Blackwell
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Do you manage patients with irritable bowel syndrome?
Need a practical tool to guide you through best patient care and management?

If so, this is the book for you.  Highly practical, expertly-written, and packed with handy text tools like case histories, pitfall boxes and management algorithms, this attractive and convenient manual provides you with complete clinical guidance to irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), one of the most common GI conditions that doctors face daily.

With contributions from the world’s leading experts in IBS and edited by a stellar editor team, inside you’ll find:

  • A comprehensive symptom-specific approach to treatment options
  • Strong emphasis on the clinical care and management of patients
  • Exploration of the interface between primary and secondary care for IBS sufferers
  • Self-assessment MCQs to improve clinical skills
  • Examination of the overlap and difference between the USA and Europe in the management of IBS
Perfect for doctors in primary care as well as gastroenterologists of all levels, Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Diagnosis and Clinical Management is the ideal consultation tool for the management of this extremely prevalent condition.
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Table of Contents

List of Contributors, vii

Foreword, ix

Preface, xi

Part 1 Overview of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, 1

1 Definitions and Classifications of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, 3
Alexander C. Ford

2 Epidemiology of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, 23
Stefan Müller-Lissner

3 Global Impact of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, 37
Eamonn M.M. Quigley

Part 2 Diagnosis of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, 51

4 What is the Best Way to Identify and Quantify Irritable Bowel Syndrome?, 53
Gururaj J. Kolar and G. Richard Locke, III

5 Practical Approach to Clinical Assessment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, 69
Robin Spiller and Ching Lam

6 Interface between Primary Care and Secondary Care, 93
Nicholas S. Coleman and Hazel Everitt

Part 3 Symptom-specific Treatment of IrritableBowel Syndrome, 119

7 Self-Management Strategies for Irritable Bowel Syndrome, 121
Monica E. Jarrett, Pamela Barney and Margaret M. Heitkemper

8 Food-related Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, 141
Michel Dapoigny

9 Gut Inflammation in Irritable Bowel Syndrome, 159
Kok-Ann Gwee

10 Psychological Factors and Treatments in Irritable Bowel Syndrome, 183
Stephan R. Weinland and Douglas A. Drossman

11 Gut Motility Related Symptoms, 215
Juan-R. Malagelada and Carolina Malagelada

12 Gut Hypersensitivity Related Symptoms, 237
Adam D. Farmer, Madusha Peiris and Qasim Aziz

13 Abdominal Bloating, 263
Peter J. Whorwell

14 Sequencing the Treatments: The Book in One Chapter!, 277
Hans Törnblom and Magnus Simrén

Part 4 What’s next in Irritable Bowel Syndrome, 301

15 Diagnostic and Therapeutic Horizons for Irritable Bowel Syndrome, 303
Jan Tack

Index, 315

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