Inflammatory bowel disease

Edited by Christine Norton, Julia Williams, Claire Taylor, Annmarie Nunwa and Kathy Whayman

in Oxford Handbook of Gastrointestinal Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199298655
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598021 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Inflammatory bowel disease

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Introduction - Pathogenesis of Crohn's disease: epidemiology and environmental factors - Pathogenesis of Crohn's disease: genetics - Presentation of Crohn's disease - Initial investigation of Crohn's disease - Extra-intestinal manifestations of Crohn's disease - Further investigation of Crohn's disease - Nutritional treatment for Crohn's disease - Medical management of Crohn's disease - Surgical management of Crohn's disease - Pathogenesis of ulcerative colitis - Presentation of ulcerative colitis - Investigations for ulcerative colitis - Medical management of ulcerative colitis - Surgical management of ulcerative colitis - Extra-intestinal manifestations of inflammatory bowel disease - Chronic disease management: general - Chronic disease management: ulcerative colitis - Chronic disease management: Crohn's disease - Procedure protocols: infliximab infusions - Procedure protocols—methotrexate - Procedure protocols: other immunosuppressants - Osteoporosis management

Chapter.  9811 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Gastroenterology

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