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Functional bowel disorders and functional abdominal pain
- W. Thompson, G. Longstreth, D. Drossman, K. Heaton, E. Irvine, S. Müller-lissner
- 1 September 1999
A committee consensus approach, including criticism from multinational expert reviewers, was used to revise the diagnostic criteria and update diagnosis and treatment recommendations, based on research results.
Functional Bowel Disorders
The FBDSI can be used to select patients for research protocols and/or follow their clinical outcome or response to treatments over time to develop a functional bowel disorder severity index for research and clinical care.
The functional gastrointestinal disorders and the Rome III process.
- D. Drossman
- 1 September 1999
Two important processes have occurred to legitimize these conditions, and to increase attention toward the research and clinical care of patients with functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGID), a shift in conceptualizing these disorders from a disease-based, reductionistic model, to a more integrated, biopsychosocial model of illness.
U. S. Householder survey of functional gastrointestinal disorders
Symptom reporting, except for incontinence, declines with age, and low income is associated with greater symptom reporting, and the rate of work/school absenteeism and physician visits is increased for those having a functional gastrointestinal disorder.
AGA technical review on irritable bowel syndrome.
- D. Drossman, M. Camilleri, E. Mayer, W. Whitehead
- Medicine, PsychologyGastroenterology
- 1 December 2002
Psychosocial factors, although not part of IBS per se, have an important role in modulating the illness experience and its clinical outcome.
Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders: History, Pathophysiology, Clinical Features and Rome IV.
- D. Drossman
- 1 May 2016
This introductory article sets the stage for the remaining 17 articles that follow and offers an historical overview of the FGIDs field, differentiates FGIDs from motility and structural disorders, discusses the changes from Rome III, reviews the Rome committee process, and provides a biopsychosocial pathophysiological conceptualization of FGIDs.
Quality of Life in Persons with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Development and Validation of a New Measure)
- D. Patrick, D. Drossman, I. O. Frederick, J. Dicesare, K. L. Puder
- Medicine, PsychologyDigestive Diseases and Sciences
- 1 February 1998
This quality-of-life measure specific to irritable bowel syndrome meets established psychometric criteria for reliability and validity; testing of its responsiveness is warranted.
Rome III: New standard for functional gastrointestinal disorders.
These Guidelines, the Rome III, are presented and are expected that the criteria will be adopted and used by physicians, pharmaceuticals and regulatory agencies worldwide, just as the previous Rome II became the standard for clinical practice and research.
Sexual and physical abuse in women with functional or organic gastrointestinal disorders.
It is found that a history of sexual and physical abuse is a frequent, yet hidden, experience in women seen in referral-based gastroenterology practice and is particularly common in those with functional gastrointestinal disorders.