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Introduction to Gastrointestinal Diseases. Vol. 1

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Jakub Fichna, editor. --Cham: Springer , 2017.
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Learn the basics and more of gastrointestinal diseases. Functional GI disorders and inflammatory bowel diseases have become a major medical, social and economic burden worldwide. The larger the number of patients suffering from irritable bowel syndrome or inflammatory bowel diseases, the greater the need to properly diagnose and cure. This book is a comprehensive guide through GI diseases, which can be used by practitioners and patients. It will allow: to explore the mechanisms underlying GI di…
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Fichna, Jakub
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Jakub Fichna, editor
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 139 pages) : 9 illus.
ISBN
9783319490168
9783319490151 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases - therapy
Irritable Bowel Syndrome - therapy
Abstract
Learn the basics and more of gastrointestinal diseases. Functional GI disorders and inflammatory bowel diseases have become a major medical, social and economic burden worldwide. The larger the number of patients suffering from irritable bowel syndrome or inflammatory bowel diseases, the greater the need to properly diagnose and cure. This book is a comprehensive guide through GI diseases, which can be used by practitioners and patients. It will allow: to explore the mechanisms underlying GI diseases; to accurately diagnose and find the best treatment; to learn how to alleviate GI disease symptoms by changing diet and lifestyle. This guide has been written by experts in the field who understand the needs of doctors and their patients. With this book, you will make sure that the GI disease can be properly managed.
Contents
Part I.. Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Functional Gastrointestinal Diseases -- 1. Current Theories for Development of Irritable Bowel Syndrome .2. Clinical Features of Irritable Bowel Syndrome -- 3. Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Diagnosis -- 4. Pharmacological and Clinical Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome -- 5. IBS Patient’s Guide -- Part II. Inflammatory Bowel Disease -- 6. Pathogenesis of IBD -- 7. Clinical Features -- 8. Diagnostic Criteria in IBD (with Comments) -- 9. Clinical Treatment in IBD -- 10. IBD Patient’s Guide.
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Understanding and Controlling the Irritable Bowel

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Magdy El-Salhy, Jan Gunnar Hatlebakk, Trygve Hausken. --Cham: Springer , c2015.
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This easy-to-read book gives sufferers of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) strategies to improve both their symptoms and quality of life. Up-to-date information about IBS is provided and developments in the understanding and management of IBS from the last decade are discussed, by authors who are gastroenterologists with long experience of working with IBS patients. Each chapter begins with a summary containing the most important points, and includes a large number of illustrations. Thus, the rea…
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El-Salhy, Magdy
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Hatlebakk, Jan Gunnar
Hausken, Trygve
Responsibility
Magdy El-Salhy, Jan Gunnar Hatlebakk, Trygve Hausken
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xv, 85 p. : 34 illus., 25 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319156422
9783319156415 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Irritable Bowel Syndrome - diagnosis
Irritable Bowel Syndrome - therapy
Abstract
This easy-to-read book gives sufferers of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) strategies to improve both their symptoms and quality of life. Up-to-date information about IBS is provided and developments in the understanding and management of IBS from the last decade are discussed, by authors who are gastroenterologists with long experience of working with IBS patients. Each chapter begins with a summary containing the most important points, and includes a large number of illustrations. Thus, the reader can obtain a quick overview by simply reading the summary of each chapter and going through the illustrations; chapters of interest can be read in more detail when more time is available. Understanding and Controlling the Irritable Bowel helps patients suffering from this disorder to manage it and to prevent it from interfering with their everyday activities.
Contents
1. Irritable bowel syndrome: what is it? -- 2. The digestive tract and how it works -- 3. The cause of irritable bowel syndrome -- 4. How is irritable bowel syndrome diagnosed? -- 5. Treatment options without medication -- 6. Treatment options involving medication -- 7. There is a light at the end of the tunnel.
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