By Prof. Andreas Sturm and Lydia White (Eds.)
The number of patients suffering from the two major forms of IBD, ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn’s disease (CD), is increasing around the globe. Despite their huge impact on daily life and health economics, these diseases are not fully understood, and diagnosing and treating those affected remains a challenge for health care professionals.
This book’s patient and problem-orientated approach offers helpful guidance for health professionals in daily practice, highlighting key resources throughout. In 50 chapters it discusses essential aspects of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) from diagnostics and treatment to addressing the daily challenges for those living with IBD.
Although aimed at nurses and trainees, the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Nursing Manual is useful for anyone who is keen to gain the knowledge and skills to improve IBD patient care. By combining international expertise with the clear, practical approach, this modern learning aid equips health care professionals to optimize standards for IBD patients worldwide.