This titleprovidesa point-of-care reference for busy clinicians who need the best evidence based answers to patient questions at their fingertips. Additionally, it guides clinicians through the complicated therapeutic management of IBD including drug initiation, medications side effects and complications, therapeutic level monitoring and accurate disease monitoring. Lastly, it addresses special situations such as alternative therapies, pregnancy, fertility, and lactation. Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Point-of-Care Reference Guide will be a valuable reference for Gastroenterologists, Gastroenterology Fellows and Mid-Level Providers.
1. Why did this happen to me?: Epidemiology, Genetics, Environment, and Etiology of IBD.- 2. So what is Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative colitis?: Making the proper diagnosis, avoiding IBD mimickers, and identifying factors that distinguish CD from UC.- 3. What happens if I do nothing?: The natural history of IBD, treated and untreated.- 4. Proper staging and management of newly diagnosed Crohn’s disease.- 5. Proper staging and management of newly diagnosed Ulcerative colitis.- 6. Monitoring for common side effects and adverse reactions of IBD medications.- 7. Healthcare maintenance in patients with IBD.- 8. Pregnancy and unique women’s issues in IBD.- 9. Imaging and IBD.- 10. Perianal Crohn’s disease.- 11. Surgical management of Crohn’s disease.- 12. Management of severe/fulminant Ulcerative colitis.- 13. Surgical management of Ulcerative colitis.- 14. Post operative management of IBD patients.- 15. Pouchitis.- 16. Ostomies.
Daniel J. Stein, MD Medical College of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI USA Reza Shaker,MD Medical College of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI USA.