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Contemporary Diagnosis and Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome<sup>®</sup>
  • Code: IBS
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Contemporary Diagnosis and Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome®

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is characterized by chronic or recurrent abdominal pain or discomfort, usually accompanied by constipation and/or diarrhea. This informative handbook explores the epidemiology and pathophysiology of IBS, as well as effective therapies. Lifestyle and diet considerations are also discussed. Second edition; 173 pages

Douglas A. Drossman, MD

Douglas A. Drossman, MD

Professor of Medicine and Psychiatry/Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Co-Director, Center for Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders
                    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Anthony J. Lembo, MD

Anthony J. Lembo, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine,
Harvard Medical School,
Director, GI Motility Center,
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center,
                    Boston, Massachusetts

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction 
Chapter 2: Epidemiology 
Chapter 3: Pathophysiology 
Chapter 4: Diagnosis 
Chapter 5: A Graduated Multicomponent Treatment Approach to IBS 
Chapter 6: Approach to the Patient 
Chapter 7: Diet and IBS 
Chapter 8: Pharmacologic Treatment 
Chapter 9: Alternative and Chinese Herbal Medicine 
Chapter 10: Psychological Treatments 
Index