Prospective validation study of the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health score in Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

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BACKGROUND AND AIMS Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) may result in disability. We aim to validate a novel scoring system for the IBD disability index (IBD-DI), and identify predictors of disability and its correlation with work absenteeism. METHODS This prospective IBD ambulatory clinic cohort study measured IBD-DI, Crohn's Disease Activity Index (CDAI… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.crohns.2014.02.028

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