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Monographies, Books, ebooks
Monographies, Books, ebooks
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Source: katalogy Medvik
Title
Fast Facts: Inflammatory Bowel Disease / David S. Rampton, Fergus Shanahan
Author
Date of issue
2016
Edition
5th edition
Publisher
Basel : S. Karger, 2016
Physical description
152 stran : ilustrace
Language
English
Country
Germany
Document type
Monographies, Books, ebooks
ISBN
9781910797167
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NLK: ebook
Record number
krg277594
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
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Fast Facts: Inflammatory Bowel Disease. ISBN: 9781910797136
Abstract
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' fifth 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.With important emphasis on the doctor–patient relationship and effective multidisciplinary services, 'Fast Facts: Inflammatory Bowel Disease' is an invaluable resource for all primary care providers, hospital doctors in training, nurses, stoma therapists, dieticians, psychologists, counselors and social workers; in fact, all health professionals involved in the care of patients with IBD, as well as patients who wish to know more about their condition.Contents:• Etiopathogenesis• Clinical features and intestinal complications• Extraintestinal manifestations and complications• Diagnosis• Drugs used to treat inflammatory bowel disease• Principles of management• Medical management of ulcerative colitis• Medical management of Crohn’s disease• Surgery• IBD in pregnancy, childhood and old age• Prognosis
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