The 'con' case. The Rome process and functional gastrointestinal disorders: the barbarians are at the gate!

@article{Quigley2007TheC,
  title={The 'con' case. The Rome process and functional gastrointestinal disorders: the barbarians are at the gate!},
  author={Eamonn M M Quigley},
  journal={Neurogastroenterology and motility : the official journal of the European Gastrointestinal Motility Society},
  year={2007},
  volume={19 10},
  pages={793-7}
}
In his preface to the first edition of the Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders , Douglas Drossman outlined the goals of the process that we have all come to know and love as the Rome criteria to: 1 make a positive diagnosis of these disorders, 2 understand their pathophysiology and 3 make effective treatment choices. Clinicians and clinical investigators… CONTINUE READING