Teresa Lynch

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Little is known about what it is like to live in adolescence with a chronic inflammatory bowel disease. This article reports the findings of a small qualitative study that explored the experience of four New Zealand youth aged between 16 and 21 years, who had been recently diagnosed with Crohn disease. Semistructured interviews focused on discovering the(More)
Colorectal cancer is an important public health problem and one of the most common cancers registered in New Zealand. In 2009 the New Zealand Guidelines Group were commissioned to produce and evidence-based summary of current New Zealand and international data to inform best practice in the management of people with early bowel cancer. A guideline(More)
OBJECTIVE Peptic ulcer disease (PUD) affects 10% to 15% of the US population. The causes of PUD are many, including high acid production, low bicarbonate secretion, and infection due to Helicobacter pylori. In 1992, the Vermont Medicaid Program noted a significant increase in prescription drug expenditures, particularly in the area of treatment of PUD. The(More)
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