Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

@article{Sach2002IrritableBS,
  title={Irritable Bowel Syndrome.},
  author={Joel A. Sach and L. Chang},
  journal={Current treatment options in gastroenterology},
  year={2002},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={
          267-278
        }
}
Because treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients can be frustrating to the clinician and patient as well, the physician should strive to gain the patient's confidence with a concise, appropriate work-up and by offering reassurance and education that IBS is a functional disorder without significant long-term health risks. First-line treatment should be aimed at treating the most bothersome symptom. Tricyclic antidepressants are superior to placebo in reducing abdominal pain scores… CONTINUE READING
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