Irritable Bowel Syndrome Diagnosis and Clinical Management

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: eBook
  • Copyright: 2013-04-10
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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This comprehensive yet concise guide to the diagnosis and management of IBS is divided into four main parts: Overview, Diagnosis, Symptom-specific Treatment, and What's Next in IBS. Each chapter includes a summary of key points, and most chapters include cases and multiple choice questions for rapid review. Clinicians who manage patients with IBS will want to keep this dependable reference close at hand.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors


Part 1: Overview of IBS

1 Definitions and classifications of IBS
Alexander C. Ford

2 Epidemiology of IBS
Stefan Mueller-Lissner

3 Global Impact of IBS
Eamonn M.M. Quigley

Part 2: Diagnosis of IBS

4.What is the best way to identify and quantify IBS?
Gururaj J. Kolar, G. Richard Locke, III

5 Practical approach to clinical assessment of IBS
Robin Spiller, Ching Lam

6 Interface between primary and secondary care
Nicholas S. Coleman, Hazel Everitt

Part 3: Symptom-specific treatment of IBS

7 Self-management strategies for irritable bowel syndrome
Monica E. Jarrett, Pamela Barney, Margaret M. Heitkemper

8 Food-related symptoms
Michel Dapoigny

9 Gut inflammation in IBS
Kok-Ann Gwee

10 Psychological factors and treatments in IBS
Stephan R. Weinland, Douglas A. Drossman

11 Gut motility-related symptoms
Juan-R. Malagelada, Carolina Malagelada

12 Gut hypersensitivity related symptoms
Adam D. Farmer, Madusha Peiris, Qasim Aziz

13 Abdominal bloating
Peter Whorwell

14 Sequencing the treatments: the book in one chapter
Hans Törnblom, Magnus Simrén

Part 4: What’s next in IBS

15 Diagnostic and therapeutic horizons for IBS
Jan Tack

Index, XX

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