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TREATMENT OF IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME, SERIES #6

Consulters and Nonconsulters in Irritable Bowel Syndrome: What Makes an IBS Patient a Patient?

Stephen Y. Chang and Michael P. Jones

For the practitioner, heightened awareness of the importance of psychosocial factors in symptom generation and enhancement is strongly encouraged.



NUTRITION ISSUES IN GASTROENTEROLOGY, SERIES #12

Nutrition Management of Pediatric Short Bowel Syndrome

Ana Abad-SInden and James Sutphen

The nutritional management of pediatric short bowel syndrome (SBS) presents many challenges for physicians and other health care professionals; however, with aggressive and timely medical nutrition therapy, most infants and children do well.



A CASE TO REMEMBER

Celiac Disease as a Cause of Abnormal Transaminases in Chronic Hepatitis B Infection

Larry E. Clark and Jorge L. Herrera

The authors write that "clinicians should include screening tests for celiac disease in the standard evaluation of patients with chronic liver disease as well as asymptomatic elevated liver enzymes."



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Medical Bulletin Board

News items of interest to the nation's gastroenterologists.