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5-Aminosalicylate (5-ASA) for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Collaborative IBD Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1483
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5-aminosalicylate (5-ASA) is a medication often used to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It helps to controll active ulcerative colitis, or Crohn’s colitis and keep mild to moderate ulcerative colitis in remission (period of recovery). Topics include: what does 5-ASA do, which 5-ASA you should take, how to take 5-ASA, what other medications you can take, and how 5-ASA will help. The pamphlet also describes side effects and how long you will need to take 5-ASA.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Collaborative IBD Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases - drug therapy
Crohn Disease - drug therapy
Colitis - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Inflammatory bowel diseases
Crohn's disease
Colitis
Abstract
5-aminosalicylate (5-ASA) is a medication often used to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It helps to controll active ulcerative colitis, or Crohn’s colitis and keep mild to moderate ulcerative colitis in remission (period of recovery). Topics include: what does 5-ASA do, which 5-ASA you should take, how to take 5-ASA, what other medications you can take, and how 5-ASA will help. The pamphlet also describes side effects and how long you will need to take 5-ASA.
Notes
Previous title: 5-Aminosalicylate (5-ASA)
Responsibility
Prepared by: Nova Scotia Collaborative IBD Program
Pamphlet Number
1483
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Endoscopy in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat42825
Luigi Dall'Oglio, Claudio Romano, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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This book describes an up-to-date practical strategy for the use of endoscopy in the evaluation and management of pediatric patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). All aspects of the role of endoscopy in Crohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC)—the two most common types of IBD—are addressed. Readers will find detailed information on its use in the initial diagnosis of IBD, differentiation between CD and UC, assessment of disease extent and activity, monitoring of response to the…
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Other Authors
Dall'Oglio, Luigi
Romano, Claudio
Responsibility
Luigi Dall'Oglio, Claudio Romano, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (ix, 103 p.) : 11 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319612492
9783319612485 (print ed.)
9783319612508 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Child
Endoscopy - methods
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases - diagnostic imaging
Specialty
Endoscopy
Gastroenterology
Pediatrics
Abstract
This book describes an up-to-date practical strategy for the use of endoscopy in the evaluation and management of pediatric patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). All aspects of the role of endoscopy in Crohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC)—the two most common types of IBD—are addressed. Readers will find detailed information on its use in the initial diagnosis of IBD, differentiation between CD and UC, assessment of disease extent and activity, monitoring of response to therapy, and surveillance for cancer and dysplasia. Attention is drawn to specific clinical and endoscopic features of CD and UC in the pediatric age group that serve to illustrate why the child is not to be regarded merely as a small adult. Helpful information is also supplied on equipment, patient and parent preparation, and sedation. Endoscopy is considered the best means of obtaining a definite diagnosis in children who may have IBD, and this book will be of value to practitioners at all levels of experience.
Contents
1. Equipment in Pediatric Endoscopy -- 2. Bowel Preparation and Factors Correlated with Patients and Parents -- 3. Sedation -- 4. Early Onset IBD: Endoscopic Features -- 5. Esophagogastroduodenoscopy and Ileocolonoscopy -- 6. Endoscopic Score in CD and UC -- 7. Small-Bowel Endoscopy -- 8. Operative Endoscopy in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease -- 9. Cancer and Dysplasia Surveillance -- 10. Conclusions.
Format
e-Book
Location
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