Chapter

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: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199298655.003.0016

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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