The Changing World of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Impact of Generation, Gender, and Global Trends

The Changing World of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Impact of Generation, Gender, and Global Trends

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By (author) Ellen Scherl, By (author) Marla Dubinsky

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  • Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
  • Format: Hardback | 250 pages
  • Dimensions: 180mm x 260mm x 22mm | 780g
  • Publication date: 15 September 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Thorofare
  • ISBN 10: 1556428413
  • ISBN 13: 9781556428418
  • Edition: 1

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"The Changing World of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Impact of Generation, Gender, and Global Trends" by Dr. Ellen J. Scherl and Dr. Marla C. Dubinsky looks to continue the progress made in recent years in the treatment given to patients with IBD by creating a timeline and individualized plan of action beginning with the onset of the disease and continuing throughout the life of the patient.This unique and necessary text describes the important advancements in understanding the disease's pathogenesis, epidemiology and natural history. "The Changing World of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Impact of Generation, Gender, and Global Trends" also battles the tough questions such as the age of onset, the influence of the environment, and genetic factors.The sections inside include: an introduction to the Life Cycle of IBD; IBD and the Pediatric Patient; IBD and the Young Adult; IBD and the Elderly; and, IBD and the Changing World. Some chapter topics include: Pregnancy; Transitioning the adolescent; Emerging populations; and Genetics.

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Dr. Ellen J. Scherl and Dr. Marla C. Dubinsky are joined by over 20 of the world's leading experts, making The Changing World of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Impact of Generation, Gender, and Global Trends, the definitive resource for the diagnosis, treatment, and individualized management plan throughout the life of each patient.