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Fast Facts: Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Fast Facts: Inflammatory Bowel Disease

David S. Rampton | Fergus Shanahan


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Ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, referred to collectively as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), are chronic debilitating disorders. IBD, particularly Crohn’s disease, is increasing everywhere, most notably in the Western world where about 1 in 200 people now has the condition. This highly readable, ‘zippy’ fourth edition of Fast Facts: Inflammatory Bowel Disease provides succinct yet thorough information that will aid early recognition of these disorders and their complications, alongside practical holistic management advice.

Table of Contents

Section Title Page Action Price
Fast Facts: Inflammatory Bowel Disease, 5th edition 1
Authors 2
Contents 4
List of abbreviations 5
Introduction 6
CHAPTER 1: Etiopathogenesis 8
CHAPTER 2: Clinical features and intestinal complications 28
CHAPTER 3: Extraintestinal manifestations and complications 35
CHAPTER 4: Diagnosis 45
CHAPTER 5: Drugs used to treat inflammatory bowel disease 57
CHAPTER 6: Principles of management 87
CHAPTER 7: Medical management of ulcerative colitis 93
CHAPTER 8: Medical management of Crohn’s disease 109
CHAPTER 9: Surgery 130
CHAPTER 10: IBD in pregnancy, childhood and old age 139
CHAPTER 11: Prognosis 146
Useful resources 149
Index 150