Irritable bowel syndrome: diagnosis and treatment- Archived [?]
A module on irritable bowel syndrome within primary care, which red flags to watch out for, and treatment and management.
After completing this module you should be able to:
- Diagnose irritable bowel syndrome within primary care, on the basis of the history and examination
- Identify red flag features that indicate the need for further investigation
- Initiate treatment, including dietary modifications and pharmacological treatments.
NICE published updated guidance (NG12) on suspected cancer recognition and referral in June 2015, updated guidance (CG61) on irritable bowel syndrome in February 2015 and updated guidance (NG20) on coeliac disease in September 2015. We are in the course of updating this module in line with the guidance but please bear in mind that it does not yet incorporate the new NICE recommendations. Please see our quick tips module for more about the updated guideline on suspected cancer recognition and referral.
07 Jan 2015
29 Jan 2009
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