Clinical economics review: irritable bowel syndrome.

@article{Wells1997ClinicalER,
  title={Clinical economics review: irritable bowel syndrome.},
  author={Nicholas Wells and Brigitte Hahn and Peter J Whorwell},
  journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  year={1997},
  volume={11 6},
  pages={1019-30}
}
The ubiquitous nature of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), coupled with a lack of good treatment options, has created the impression that the condition must represent a large drain on health-care resources. The literature certainly appears to support this view but is largely based on patients seen in referral centres (10-15%) and it may not be appropriate to extrapolate these data to the IBS population as a whole (85-90%). In addition to reviewing such literature that exists on the economics of… CONTINUE READING

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