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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
CME credit is no longer available for this conference.

Dr. Gray reports no commercial conflict of interest.

This activity is made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from the Novartis Foundation for Gerontology.


Release Date: 12/01/1999
Termination Date: 12/01/2002

Estimated time to complete: 1 hour(s).

Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this Cyberounds®, you should be able to:
  • Evaluate the patient and make the diagnosis of the irritable bowel syndrome by virtue of the typical history and exclusion of other diseases that may produce similar symptoms
  • Enumerate the associated conditions that commonly occur in the setting of IBS
  • Discuss the emerging pathophysiologic mechanisms that appear to be important in leading to IBS
  • Design a flexible approach to the individual patient, based on the predominant response and the response to therapy.

 
This conference may include discussion of commercial products and services.

The opinions expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the sponsor or its publisher. Please review complete prescribing information of specific drugs or combination of drugs, including indications, contraindications, warnings and adverse effects before administering pharmacologic therapy to patients.
 
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