When patients are able to articulate their beliefs, it can help them move from making what may have been an unconscious choice into a conscious one.
Experts discuss disparities in the care of pediatric gastroenterology patients, including the differing rates of gastrointestinal procedures among various groups.
Author reviews a case of prurigo pigmentosa in a patient following the ketogenic diet and outlines a strategy to diagnose and treat this condition.
This review discusses the importance of an early diagnosis of C diff infection in patients who have undergone HSCT and the recommended treatment options.
Developing an effective case management approach should be a key component of any effort to adapt to the changing patient care environment.
The understudied relationship between muscle mass and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is assessed, including expert opinions the topic.
The widespread use of cannabis and the public perception that it is harmless make screening and patient counseling a priority.
Given the overall prevalence of irritable bowel syndrome, it is important for clinicians to be able to distinguish postinfectious irritable bowel syndrome from its other subtypes.
Equality assures that everyone receives the same thing, but equity assures that everyone gets what they need.
Biliary reflux is difficult, yet important, to distinguish from acid reflux, in order to ensure proper treatment for these patients.
Given the close relationship between IBS and mental health, the use of psychological modalities represents a growing area of interest in IBS management.
Researchers reviewed and summarized the safety and efficacy of individual antispasmodics available in North America for the treatment of chronic abdominal pain.
Contracting with outside firms to handle medical billing can be a smart financial move for some medical practices.
The American Gastroenterological Association offered strategies for clinical practice, future research, and policy agenda for the treatment of patients with NAFLD and NASH.
Further research is warranted to understand the potential ways fecal microbiota transplantations may improve patients’ responses to immunotherapy.
One key factor that has developed increasing research interest is the role of a patient’s BMI, specifically those with obesity (BMI > 30 kg/m2), in the development of IBD.
The natural history of cirrhosis is significantly affected by the increasing prevalence of infections, with strategies for prevention and treatment difficult to compose.
Expert discusses common medical record documentation mistakes, including failing to update prepopulated or copied notes from a previous visit.
Clinicians summarized the current research and clarified widespread misinformation on celiac disease.
Many organizations adopt overly conservative policies that restrict otherwise completely legal uses of health care data.